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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 12:00 PM
The mayor doesn’t have the authority to set a routine consent agenda, Ward 1 Alderman Joe Tullos believes, so he spent about 20 minutes during last week’s meeting raising Cain while complaining about overtime and demanding an opinion from the Attorney General.
  • Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: If he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong Un, it would astonish the world and win him the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • The memorial service for Barbara Bush over the weekend marked the passing of an era.
  • Miss Wanda Key won first place in piano at the East Central district field meet. Miss Key is a pupil of Mrs. Horace Turner. C.H. Hays, won first place in expression. The quartet, composed of Warren Hartsfield and Joe Beery, and Misses Waudine Blocker and Maudine Phillips, accompanist, Miss Nellie Pearl McArn, placed second in the district meet. The quartet was coached by Mrs. Hugh Jones.
  • knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot.                           — 1 Peter 1:18-19 ESV
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Exodus 10:21-29
    We pick back up this week in our study through the plagues in Exodus. In this passage we have the plague of darkness. The darkness lasted 3 days. The darkness is described as able to be felt (verse 21) and as “pitch” darkness (verse 22). The plague of darkness precedes the final plague, the plague of death.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/John 20:24-29
    We could call this passage the “Doubting Thomas” episode.  Thomas has become as synonymous with doubting something that is true, as Judas is for betraying a friend. The story of Thomas however, becomes our story often times in our lives. We are given to doubting the Lord Jesus Christ and the truths connected to him when providence seems to go against us.
  • EDITORIALS/Coach Embry’s 800th win
    The Neshoba Central softball family recently recognized Coach Trae Embry’s 800th career victory.
  • Ten days ago, President Trump was saying ‘the United States should withdraw from Syria.’ We convinced him it was necessary to stay.”
  • Why does anyone in Washington take advantage of the most opportune moment to make a mint off publishing a tell-all book? It’s never for the profits or the sheer satisfaction of sticking it to your enemies and putting yourself in the best possible light. No, there’s always some ostensible higher cause. For the former FBI director, it’s demonstrating, through his own sterling example, what ethical leadership is, “especially to young people.”
  • Ilene Holder of Holmes county and Capitola Savell of Neshoba County will represent the 4-H Club Girls of Mississippi at the national 4-H Club camp in Washington in June. The camp is composed of representative 4-H Club members from each state in the United States
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