A few weeks ago, I received an op-ed column in the mail from a reader in Southwest Mississippi who thought I might be interested in what the author of the column had to say.
I write about education regularly, but I also understand a shortcoming I bring to the topic: I am on the outside.
One could argue that Judge Jeff Weill threw the baby out with the bath water when he decided to throw out all the absentee ballots in former Leflore County Supervisor Wayne Self’s unsuccessful effort to have his defeat in November overturned.
When Dr. William Bynum Jr. resigned as president of Jackson State University a couple of weeks ago after being caught in a prostitution sting, a few memories about his time at Mississippi Valley State University came immediately to mind.
In 1996, when then President Bill Clinton and the Republican majorities in Congress hashed out their major reform of the U.S. welfare system, one of the key elements of the package was to give states more flexibility in how the federal money is spent.
As the U.S. Senate moves toward the certain acquittal of President Donald Trump, the American public may be still trying to figure out what and whom to believe after weeks of back-and-forth between the president’s Democratic accusers and his Republican defenders.
Mississippi Today recently published an in-depth look at the state’s restitution centers, or at least as in-depth as reporters can get without being let inside the four facilities, including one in Greenwood.