I love watching government at work because it gives all of us a true glimpse of what a community will let lead them.
I firmly believe one of the problems of our form of government is we vote for people who look, act, conduct business and have the morals of us.
This is the time of year when people shop and this is also the time of year when community-oriented newspapers urge you to shop at home.
We all know the reason for shopping at home: When you spend money locally it strengthens the local economy.
But do you really know the numbers?
Public Service Announcement! Northwest Mississippi Medical Center isn’t closing! Our local hospital remains open and ready to serve you, thanks to the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors.
Clarksdale, Coahoma County and the rest of Mississippi head to the polls next week to choose our elected officials.
I hope we get it right this time.
One of the things newspapermen have to guard against as their career moves forward is cynicism.
We recently visited Clarksdale for basically the first time and feel compelled to tell someone about our experience.
My wife and l came to town as a result of one of us turning 65 and our 47th wedding anniversary.
Teachers and professional educators understand tests.
Tests are an assessment intended to measure the respondents' knowledge or other abilities.
With that said, we look with mixed emotions on the test scores of Clarksdale Municipal School District and Coahoma County School District.
Each September I celebrate more years than I want to admit in the newspaper business.
I guess you could say it started in West Point with a paper route. It went on to Mississippi State University and my first job at the Starkville Daily News in 1986.