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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM
A legacy of hatred and prejudice died Thursday with Edgar Ray Killen, the 92-year-old Neshoba County man convicted in the 1964 murders here in our community of three young men registering blacks to vote, Philadelphia’s two-term black mayor declared on Monday.
  • BUCHANAN/Race and immigration
    President Trump “said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. ... I cannot believe ... any president has ever spoken the words that I ... heard our president speak yesterday.”
  • LOWRY/Give Trump his wall
    There is a very easy way for Democrats to get major concessions from President Donald Trump on immigration: Give him his wall.
  • At the meeting of the Philadelphia Rotary Club, Vernon Gamblin was inducted as a new member by Robin Weaver. Joe Beery, student guest of the past six weeks, bid farewell to the Club in a short talk
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Psalm 23
    Psalm 23 is a comforting psalm which is the reason so many Christians cherish it. I once read of a minister who, when asked what he would tell people if he could one day come back from heaven to comfort Christians in their journey, responded: “I would tell them Psalm 23 is true.” So let’s take a closer look at some of David’s soul sustaining psalm this week.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Psalm 84:10
    This psalm gives us a picture of a Christian pilgrim with a deep longing for God finding the greatest blessedness in his journey being the worship of the Lord. Through peaks and valleys, joy and tears, he elevates his relationship to God, his being close to the living God, as truly what life is.
  • Informing Iran, “The U.S. is watching what you do,” Amb. Nikki Haley called an emergency meeting Friday of the Security Council regarding the riots in Iran. The session left her and us looking ridiculous.
  • LOWRY/Yes, take Oprah seriously
    If Hillary Clinton could deliver a political speech half as effectively as Oprah Winfrey, she might be president today.
  • Miss Helen Vance, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Vance of Neshoba, won second place in the State Electrification Contest, sponsored by the Westinghouse Manufacturing  Company. Miss Vance is a member of the Neshoba 4-H Club, and received $50.00 in merchandise as an award.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Psalm 84:10
    This psalm gives us a picture of a Christian pilgrim with a deep longing for God finding the greatest blessedness in his journey being the worship of the Lord. Through peaks and valleys, joy and tears, he elevates his relationship to God, his being close to the living God, as truly what life is.
  • BUCHANAN/Trump’s triumphs
    Asked what he did during the French Revolution, Abbe Sieyes replied, “I survived.”
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