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Question of the Week – August 26

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This […]

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Question of the Week – August 19

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This […]

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Scotty Nichols

Lady Mustangs start off slowpitch season on the right foot

Preseason rankings are stupid. It’s where we get to annoint teams as national champions before they ever play a game. It’s where we like to play “conference wars”, talk trash about other teams because ours is ranked higher, etc. But hey, that’s why we absolutely love them. It gives us something to talk about in […]

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Question of the Week – August 12

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Question of the Week – August 5

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor – August 5

Reader expresses appreciation Dear Editor: Last week there was an article in the Itawamba Times regarding the possibility of making the beautiful city of Fulton a smoke-free city. Considering over 150 cities in the state of Mississippi are now smoke-free, and the fact that more than 500 people in Mississippi die every year as a […]

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Adam Mug 2015

OPINION: Let’s snuff out the sun

Well, it’s finally happened. The sun god Helios has unleashed his wrath on the people of Mississippi, focusing down on us with an fiery anger hotter than an ocean of molten metal spiced up with ghost pepper chilies. I’m not exactly sure what we’ve done to deserve the big guy’s ire and subsequently this wretched […]

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Question of the Week – July 29

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Question of the Week – July 22

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Question of the Week – July 15

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Most readers say keep the state flag

Itawamba residents seem to be largely in favor of keeping Mississippi’s state flag as is, Confederate iconography and all. Last week, Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives Phillip Gunn said, in light of the June 17 shooting deaths of nine black people in Charleston, South Carolina, it was time to “begin having conversations about changing […]

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Question of the Week – July 1

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Miranda Cipkowski

OPINION: Suffering through the Great Depression

By MIRANDA CIPKOWSKI Special to The Times I simply have not been myself lately. No one else may have taken notice, but I know the difference in the way I’ve been and the way I’m supposed to be. While I usually find the positive in most any situation life sees fit to throw my way, […]

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Scotty Nichols

Where athletics and video games collide

Since the mid- to late-70s, video games have been very popular with people – especially young people. For years, it was a myth that kids who played video games weren’t the same kids who dominated the athletic fields. Parents didn’t want their kids to sit on the couch and play video games but, rather, wanted […]

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