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Northsider attempting to replenish disappearing trees
NCL Waste has hired an attorney and announced opposition to Ridgeland’s plans for annexation.
St. Anthony plans December 7 event
Dick Hall has served nearly 21 years as Central District Transportation Commissioner, having first been appointed to the position by the late Gov. Kirk Fordice.
County officials and engineers are making headway on the Reunion Parkway project, according to a presentation from Waggoner Engineering last week.








Congressional hypocrisy

Sexual harassment has risen to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness with a deluge of recent allegations against liberals and conservatives in many high-profile professions — members of Congress, Hollywood actors, directors and producers, and even journalists who are supposed to be watchdogs against such bad acts.




Dying hospitals

State Auditor Stacey Pickering recently released a report that raised doubts about the survivability of at least a third of Mississippi’s 19 publicly owned rural hospitals, including Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

Tucked away in the next-to-last page of that 54-page report was a major reason these hospitals are in a financial bind.




Pecans - another gift idea

By JEFF NORTH,

Acorn production in the Mississippi Delta, at least in our region, was slim to none this year. When we were busy preparing food plots we assumed the vast array of Quercus that inhabit our swamps and ridges would provide a food source for the many species of wildlife throughout the winter. We were wrong in this assumption.


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St. Andrew’s Upper School Theatre Department’s fall play will be the mystery A Murder is Announced based on the novel by Agatha Christie and adapted by playwright Leslie Darbon.