Tuition at a 2012 level

H ere’s an interesting item for any parent who recently put their kids through college, or who is wondering how to pay for the rising cost of education in the future: Purdue University has not raised its tuition since 2012.

Cutting Medicaid is pound-foolish


The Mississippi Legislature is wrestling with a number of huge issues this year. Is there a better way to calculate funding for the state’s public schools? Should the state start a lottery to try to shore up its finances? Is it finally ready to start putting real money into repairing or replacing its deteriorating roads and bridges?



Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month.  They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.