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Opinion

The gambles of gardening

By Felder Rushing Sisyphus, the mythological arrogant king who found himself doomed to eternal toil, has had a pebble thrown onto his path, at least ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

The content of words, and their origin

By Ronnie Michel I’m awake early every morning, and as soon as I finish a one-hour walk/therapy session with a group of friends I’m carrying ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Historic rainy period continues

By Skip Rigney As of Friday morning, July 16, it has rained somewhere in Pearl River County every day for the past four weeks. On ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Making friends

By Jan Miller Penton Here it is the middle of July before I can even turn around. The days, months, and even decades seem to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Walking on Water in the Storms of Life

By Shannon Marshall We have had a tremendous amount of rain lately, no doubt. If it weren’t for the promise from God that He would ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Light My Candle, Lord

By Erlene Smith “For thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God will enlighten my darkness. For by thee I have run through a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Check water quality before going to the beach

By Skip Rigney My grandchildren live hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean. So when they visit us during the summer, we usually make an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Back to the drawing board yet again

By Jan Miller Penton Last year, with all the turmoil of the pandemic many people changed their eating habits out of necessity. It was much ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Confessions of a former plant theif

By Felder Rushing Some people rescue wandering puppies or kittens; I rescue worms from sidewalks and neglected plants. With permission. Sometimes there is a roadside ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Hearing God in a Crisis

By Shannon Marshall I attended the McNeill 4th of July Celebration Saturday night. The fireworks show was a great one. One of my grandsons had ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

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