Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your

This week’s column is pertaining to the truism that vocabulary opens your mind, the second of three reasons discussed in the article “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary” published … Read more

Sizing up the Summer skies

By Edwin Faughn

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a public program for this summer season called “Sizing Up the Summer Skies! This presentation will be given Friday, August 12, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher … Read more


Nancy Lynn Self Palmertree

July 23, 2016

Services for Nancy Lynn Self Palmertree, 50, of Mathiston, were July 26, 2016, at Culpepper Funeral Home in Kosciusko with the Rev. Donald Self officiating. Burial was in New Salem Cemetery in West.… Read more

Letters to the editor

Concerned about animals

I read the editorial concerning letters of concern and will try to be brief. This letter is specifically to the person or persons who dump innocent loving animals off on the side of a road or in … Read more

More about the newspaper

As I said I will be writing weekly columns about the newspapers that serve you for the next few weeks. My first column about letters to the editor hopefully clarified any questions readers have had. Also, I used Charlie Mitchell’s … Read more

Editorial wraup up

Will optimism prevail in election?

It is typical in most presidential elections that the party in power paints a positive view of the state of the country, while the challenger is negative.

One notable exception to this rule was the … Read more