Opinions

3 days 19 hours ago
I want to thank all the great folks that have played a major part in helping on restoring the great railroad that will be restored from Memphis to Canton, Mississippi and hopefully in Attala County. I want to salute all the local area folks that played a part in this endeavor.  I will begin with James Phillips and all the great staff at...
4 weeks 2 days ago
Homeschoolers are religious, fanatical weirddos. This was our opinion as well as the opinion of many others.  In case our readers did not know, our family has been members of that club for seven years now. We would not put ourselves in the box as the above label, but we would say we think uniquely and are spirit led. Take that however you...
4 weeks 2 days ago
  Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Jan. 28, 1965 At its annual ladies night banquet the Men’s Club of the First Methodist Church in Kosciusko announced the selection of Roy Crout as Layman of the Year. The award is based on outstanding service to the church...
5 weeks 2 days ago
As someone who was not born until 1978, I missed the civil rights era by quite a few years.  Despite that fact, I have always been interested in the time period. I am sure if I had been around in those days, my passion for social justice would have found me right in the middle of the marches, protests and rallies. I firmly believe that...
5 weeks 2 days ago
Restoration of The Strand Theater in downtown Kosciusko took a baby step forward last week when the city approved hiring Belinda Stewart on an hourly basis to draw plans for the interior of the building. The initial renovation work on The Strand started in 2012 when the front façade was redone. That work was completed in early 2013 and...
5 weeks 5 days ago
    Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star- Herald from 25 and 50 years ago. Jan. 14, 1965 McCool has an unusual Board of Aldermen in that three housewives make up a majority of the five-member board. Monday night they set the date for a bond election as one of the steps towards getting...
7 weeks 3 days ago
Coaching is something that I have always loved. If I had not decided on a career in journalism, I would have probably become a coach.  I have had my fair share of volunteer coaching gigs over the years. I coached my younger sister for several years before I had children of my own. Stone, my 12-year-old son, started playing ragball as a...
7 weeks 3 days ago
It is hard to travel anywhere very far on a Mississippi highway this time of year without seeing the evidence of a vehicle having collided with a deer. According to an Associated Press story, one out of 84 drivers will hit a deer in Mississippi over the course of the next year — twice the national average. Most of those collisions occur...
7 weeks 3 days ago
Editor’s note: Flashbacks highlights news from The Star-Herald from 25 and 50 years ago.   Jan. 7, 1965 Members of the 1929 State High School football championship Whippet football championship team gathered for their 35th anniversary during the New Year holidays. It was on Dec. 13, 1929, that Coach Aiken’s underdog...
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