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Updated May 19, 2016 at 11:33 AM

Schools are winding down their year as deflated teachers seek the refuge of a few months off to recharge. Students watch the clock awaiting that final bell setting them free for the summer. In the past few weeks I have come to appreciate both the teachers and the students here in our fair town even more.

Updated May 19, 2016 at 11:29 AM

Never and I mean never in my wildest imagination did it ever remotely cross my mind that someday I would have to write a column defending the right of privacy for the use of restroom facilities by females in of all places, public schools, colleges...

Updated May 12, 2016 at 11:15 AM

To say that I'm fed up with politics might be my major understatement of the year, perhaps several years.

Updated May 12, 2016 at 11:12 AM

The people of Helena are nothing short of resilient. When a mother looses her child to gun violence, she doesn't sit and make people feel sorry for her, she gets out and coordinates anti-violence marches and prayer gatherings. Though death is most...

Updated May 5, 2016 at 11:47 AM

This week's city council gave me hope.

Updated May 5, 2016 at 11:43 AM

OK, sure it was only a TV program. However, I still got a lump in my throat and some clouds in my eyes but it made me think about the big picture of the epidemic of violence that is gripping not only the Delta but also our entire nation.

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 10:47 AM

Folk and bluegrass music are to Mountain View and Stone County residents what the blues and rock and roll music are to the people of Helena-West Helena and Phillips County folks – steeped in pride, tradition and culture.

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Another Wild Hog Festival has come and gone. Bikers from all around came for what was one of the most beautiful weather events this city has seen in recent history. Perfect skies and perfect temperatures provided the environment for a great...

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 11:10 AM

The first time I ever saw Joyce in a school setting she was sitting cross-legged on the floor conversing with a fellow teacher while cutting out items for a bulleting board for her classroom. Thirty-six years have passed and now she sits alone on...

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 11:07 AM

Spot on. Those were the first two words that came to mind following Federal Judge Brian Miller's address at the 80th annual Phillips County Chamber banquet Tuesday evening at PCCUA. He began his keynote speech right off the cuff.

Updated Apr 14, 2016 at 10:25 AM

Music, they say, can sooth the savage beast. Don't ask me who “they” are but I agree with them anyway.

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