Editorials

Never too careful

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

For a time early Monday, Charleston High School was placed on lockdown over a social media post.

The Snapchat post featured a photo of someone holding a rifle and a caption using threatening language, including “going out with a bang” at “CHS.”







Sherlock and taxes

It’s no surprise that the Mississippi House and Senate appear unable to agree on how to put more money into highways, since both chambers proposed ideas that tried to find the money indirectly.




Farm stress increasing

This news will be disappointing to anyone with a fondness for agriculture: A dairy cooperative in Vermont recently sent its 1,000 members in New England information about mental health services, along with the phone number of a suicide prevention hotline.






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Obituaries

CHARLESTON — Charley Lee Williams, age 64, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 17.