By the time this letter is printed, we will have had our election, and, hopefully the little county wide war regarding liquor will be over. Throughout this campaign, I have been relatively silent on the issue, with the exception of a couple of social media posts.
Editor of the Simpson County News,
It seems today all we hear is bad news, so I wanted to share something good that happened to me a couple months ago at the Subway Restaurant in Mendenhall.
Freedom of speech does not mean that speaking your mind comes at no cost. You have the right to say what you want, but it may come with consequences, hence a cost.
A chart of the majors being chosen by college students shows they are rapidly turning away from the humanities.
Last Friday an email was sent to parents of the Simpson County Public School System. It concerned student meal cost and a problem that should not even exist because the school district provides a solution every year before school ever starts.
As needed as an animal shelter is in our county, the even greater need is to try to encourage the citizens of Simpson County to spay and neuter their pets. Building another shelter or rescue is like sticking band-aids on the cracks of a dam, trying to hold back the flood of unwanted animals in our county and in the South in general.