Debra Swartzendruber writes about the adoption of her two, violinist adopted daughters. (December 6, 2013, Page 1B, 3B)
Editor Don Whitten writes about a recent Pew Research project that involved a survey asking about various world issues and how they relate as a major threat to one’s country. (July 15, 2013, Page 4)
Dr. Will Dabbs writes a guest column about gun use and gun control in light of the recent tragedy in Connecticut, noting that there are issues that need to be dealt with rather than almost immediately seeking a gun ban. (January 11, 2013, Page 4A)
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood pens a guest column talking about plans to take on rogue websites designed to fool consumers into purchasing counterfeit and pirated copies of goods. (November 15, 2011, Page 4)
Army ROTC cadet Gabriel Weiss achieved what fewer than 50 cadets a year achieve when he was awarded the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement this summer.
The award is one of the highest awards that can be given to a ROTC cadet. (September 20, 2010, Page 3A)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes on those who favor gun control in his weekly column, citing changes in Australia and noting that the U.S. government has taken action to sell its spent shell casings to China rather than Georgia Arms. (April 27, 2010, Page 4)