Polls can be one way to assess the possible results of an upcoming election. But campaign finance reports are another way, and the latest ones show that when it comes to money, Republican nominee Tate Reeves still has more of it.
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to channel my frustration at our state government into words for this column each week. The frustration and anger are still there, but it’s hard focusing on it enough to make a coherent argument. It’s more than hard; it’s exhausting.
I know I am not alone in this, but it’s rather disappointing to see something go away that has been a mainstay in our community for many, many years. That’s the case for the Friends of Central Mississippi Fall Festival that was scheduled for next week in Newton.
The unprecedented success of the United States, sustained for more than 243 years, certainly has many causes. For one, a people who believe in freedom, equality and following the law is crucial. Without a populace who respects those ideals, any rules the government makes to try to promote them aren’t going to work in the long run.
Note from Publisher: We are publishing a column written by Tim Beeland, publisher of the Scott County Times. His mother, Newton’s Rachel Beeland, passed away last week. Because of her impact on the community, we would like to share farewell to his mother.
The decision to hire Glenn Boyce as Ole Miss Chancelor was wrong.
The thermometer isn’t showing it yet — Monday, which marked the end of September, was yet another hot, summer-like day — but the weather is going to cool off soon and the sun will be setting earlier as the calendar moves toward winter.