Category: Opinion

If you see something you agree or disagree with say something

Most of the time I as publisher do not place editorial opinions, cartoons or the like in the newspaper but with continued apathy among all voters in this country. I have to speak up.

I want readers to agree. I … Read more

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Trump, Hitler comparison ridiculous, stupid

I think that the opinion photos equating Donald Trump as a fascist like Adolf Hitler is both way beyond politics and in fact just repulsive. Adolf Hitler was responsible for the deaths of around 50 … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 12/23/2015

Confederate controversy
The flag controversy has somewhat faded into the background but already, we’re enmeshed in a new argument. New Orleans City Council voting 8-1 to remove monuments and statues relating to confederate leaders and generals.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 12/02/2015

Commissary prices are rip-off

Is it not enough punishment for serious lawbreakers in Mississippi to lose their freedom? Does the state also have to rip them off by allowing vendors to charge exorbitant prices for snacks, toiletries and phone calls?… Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 12/02/2015

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Recently I decided to visit Shiloh Baptist Church for their Sunday morning worship service. Center Ridge UMC and Shiloh are a little over a mile apart and have been sister congregations … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 11/25/15

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Thanksgiving is upon us and the Mills family has much to be thankful for as three siblings on top of Mills Hill just before you reach Center Ridge UMC were hit … Read more

Memories of Our County – 11/25/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Falling Rain
The article below was written a few weeks ago when the earth was parched and dry. As I read over the article in preparation for sending it … Read more

I expect compassion and courage from my state


When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear?

I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to … Read more

Editorial roundup – 11/18/15

Paris slaughter demands solidarity

It is an insult to the wild kingdom to call the terrorists “animals” who killed at least 129 people and injured more than 350 in Paris Friday night. There is no species but man that would … Read more