Opinion





Columbia community shines

Saturday was a good day in Columbia and Marion County as the community pulled together to show how much it cares.

Gentry Day was a success with hundreds of people gathering to encourage and raise funds for young cancer patient Gentry Terrell and her family.





Daycares key for education

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Who wouldn’t be happy with a 13.8 percent return on investment? A stockbroker who could do that would have investors beating down his door.

Nobel prize winner economist James Heckman was in Jackson last month presenting evidence that early childhood intervention can yield a 13.8 percent monetary return for the state of Mississippi.



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