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Opinion

There’s a good reason to keep trying

By Jan Miller Penton Both of my boys love to trade war stories of working in the yard and flowerbeds when they were young. To ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

The size of God

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins We, as mere humans, regularly and earnestly desire to quantify all that is around us. It appears to be a requirement ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

More warm global records set in January

By Skip Rigney Weather observations from land and sea around the world indicate that last month was the warmest January globally since 1880. That’s according ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

Religion column — Living water

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins Modern science will relate that humans are made up primarily of water. The rest of our constitutions consist of some protein, ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

Cool air already leaving, warmth returning

By Skip Rigney A cold front moved through the area Thursday morning, but the coldest air has already moved to our east. The upcoming work ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to the Item.

Religion column — The frailty of our natures

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins It was one of those rare early summer Mississippi nights, where the moon was full, the humidity low and temperatures below ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to the Item.

Slight chance of unusual weather Saturday

By Skip Rigney Saturday is forecast to be cool and cloudy, not unusual for February. Although the day should be mostly dry, the National Weather ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to the Item.

Religion column — Hey you, get out of bed!

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins It is a rare person among us who, as a child, has not heard the words from some disjointed wraith casting ... Read more

2 months ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Remembering last decade’s winter weather

By Skip Rigney Forecasters expect fairly uneventful weather during the upcoming week as we close out January 2020. That isn’t always the case during January, ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to the Item.

Putting on the whole armor of God

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins Dial telephones, 8-track tapes, CRT televisions and other similar devices are as foreign to the more recent generations as are butter ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to the Item.

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