Itta Bena Mayor Thelma Collins says that federal officials were stunned at the shoddy condition of the town’s electrical system.
What’s more stunning is that Collins and other city leaders don’t concede the obvious: The town has lost the capacity and competence to manage something as sophisticated as a utility company. It needs to do whatever it can to get out of the business.
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The troubles for Mississippi Power Co.’s overpriced and ill-advised Kemper County plant just keep on coming.
With Superintendent Montrell Greene and the Greenwood School Board, it’s sometimes not what they do but how they do it that’s the problem.
It took Mississippi lawmakers too long to mandate the use of seat belts in automobiles, despite a nationwide consensus that they are lifesavers.
Results from the inaugural third-grade reading gate test were not unexpected. Statewide, 15 percent of third-graders failed the test, meaning they could be kept from advancing to fourth grade.
Mad Max is back. But I’m afraid his post-apocalyptic world isn’t what it used to be.
STARKVILLE — Time was when it was rare that folks would dare engage in partisan political discussions within the confines of a Christian church. Certainly the advice offered by many a wise sage to avoid discussion of politics or religion with friends was especially observed in the Lord’s house.