Category: Opinion

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…

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…

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…

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…

Memories of Our County – 11/18/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. In Trouble??? In our society today, we hear so much about our teenagers getting into trouble. There is no doubt that they do. I read the newspapers and I…

Life lessons in a book for children

Every night before bed Joseph and I read books to our boys. It’s a ritual that Eli looks forward to every night and hopefully Hub will too as he gets older.

Letters to the editor

Concerns over 42 ballot I am sitting at my breakfast table the morning after the election (of Nov. 3) once again studying the sample ballot, which the Journal published, specifically Proposition 42 and 42a.

Let’s be Neighbors 11/11/15

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community. The soup sale project held by Winston Garden Club to raise funds for projects that make Winston County beautiful was a success and raised enough to almost pay the thousand dollars…

Memories of our county 11/11/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Deep Ruts    There were no paved roads when I was a child. Hwy. 15 was paved and that was it.  The roads were graveled or some of them…

Let’s be Neighbors – 11/04/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. For this writer, it is so amazing that something written in this column is read in Chicago, but in last week’s WCJ