Category: Editorial

Republicans should adopt a theme song for 2016 election

With Donald Trump continuing to be an unkind, no decency human being, I feel the Republicans such as Paul Ryan and a huge list of others should adopt a theme song for the 2016 election and maybe apply it to…

Letters to Editor

We count on the mail By Chip Hutcheson President/National Newspaper Association and Publisher/The Times Leader, Princeton, KY   I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed…

Editorial round up

Will optimism prevail in election? It is typical in most presidential elections that the party in power paints a positive view of the state of the country, while the challenger is negative. One notable exception to this rule was the…

More about the newspaper

As I said I will be writing weekly columns about the newspapers that serve you for the next few weeks. My first column about letters to the editor hopefully clarified any questions readers have had. Also, I used Charlie Mitchell’s…

Letters to the editor

In defense of Food Stamps Politics is often a dirty business. The 2016 campaign has shown us just how “unkind” candidates can be when they’re trying to gain an advantage. When President Obama was running for his second term in…

More Letters to editor

Ramblin Praise the Lord everyone we need to look for a reason to say I praise you Lord in every situation we have and just say ‘thank you JESUS for your blessings on me. I’ve learned to pray when things…

Good papers are honest information brokers

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper. The Mississippi Press Association is observing its 150th birthday this year. Members gathered last month…

Editorial Roundup

Trim the bloat in bureaucracy When Mississippi legislative leaders announced recently a comprehensive study of the state’s tax structure and spending, they assigned one committee the task of examining the amount of bureaucracy involved in running state government. It’s an…

Letters to the editor

Suggestion for newspaper As subscriber and reader of the Winston County Journal, we have been impressed with the consistent quality of the WCJ. Besides, the WTJ catches and holds the reader’s interest. Joseph McCain and staff of WCJ gives us…

Why we publish all signed letters to the editor

Having WCBI interview newspaper staff about the newspapers and the newspaper business, I realized how much we fail to inform the public of our own (the newspaper’s) story in the community. I will attempt to write a weekly article about…