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Adam Mug 2015

Gun control arguments have gotten un-bear-able

This is another totally true story. I’m a journalist; you should never question what I tell you: The other day, I was on the terrace of my palace on the moon with a friend of mine who’s a magical talking bear, when the conversation turned to the ongoing gun control debate. It started innocently enough. […]

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Question of the Week – June 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 […]

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Scotty Nichols

The Cavs deserved it, Golden State didn’t…

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor Not that I have to shout it from the mountaintops (because most already know), but I’m not a Lebron James fanboy. I don’t dislike James, I’m just not his biggest fan. He has a history of crying, whining and flopping, but King James just pulled off one of the most […]

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Question of the Week – June 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 […]

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Question of the Week – June 8

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 – June 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 […]

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Adam Mug 2015

Top 10 amazing things I’ve learned about baby-raisn’

I’ve been a father for about a month now, which is enough time to realize I don’t know anything about raising another human being, but also become comfortably resigned to that realization. Since child rearing has pretty much consumed my life for the past four weeks, I thought I’d share a few of the things […]

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Question of the Week – May 25

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

Am I crazy? We’ll see …

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor By the time this column hits the website early Wednesday morning, game four of the NBA Western Conference Finals will be all wrapped up. As I write this, I will make a, somewhat, bold statement. The Golden State Warriors are in trouble. The historically-great Warriors, who are the proud new owners […]

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Best of Itawamba

Best of Itawamba 2016

The Itawamba County Times is sponsoring its annual Best of Itawamba Contest to honor the very best of what Itawamba County has to offer its residents and visitors. We’ve selected categories we feel are reflective of life in Itawamba County. To vote for your favorites, select a category and vote for either an existing nominee […]

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Question of the Week – May 18

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

Coddling kids is killing sports

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor As with any editorial, there will be some people who agree whole-heartedly and some who will fiercely dispute. But hey, editorials are opinions and that’s the point, right? Today, I’m tackling a touchy subject. One that is sure to spark opinions, whether you agree with me or not. To be […]

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Teachers: Influence reaches far past the classroom

  It didn’t become a national day until March 7, 1980, and in 1984, the National Parent Teacher Association designated the first full week of May as Teacher Appreciation Week to honor teachers and recognize the lasting contributions they make to students’ lives. Possibly the most critical element to success within school is a student […]

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Scotty Nichols

Baseball should be about kids playing the game

By Scotty Nichols Sports Editor Kids, today’s word of the day is “incompetence.” That seems to be the recurring theme with the Mississippi High School Activities Association. From those wearing suits in the MHSAA offices down in Jackson, trickling down to the guys who put on uniforms to officiate high school sports, this word is […]

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