Category: Opinion

Rep. Evans update: Senate measures considered by House

 By Rep. Michael Ted Evans, Dist. 45

We finished with the committee deadline of Senate bills moving through the House committees and are now considering those Senate bills in floor debate.  As you may have heard, actions in the House … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/30/2016

Money is perverting most of the GOP

A decade or so ago, the Republican Party in Mississippi did an effective job of demonizing the state’s trial lawyers.

They convinced the public that the plaintiffs’ bar was ruining the state with … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 03/30/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Green Thumb Garden Club of Winston Nursing Home met in the Activity Room for their March meeting. Mary Rose Moore, member of Winston Garden Club opened the meeting with a … Read more

Parenting brings a special view

Hanna McCain

I often wonder what our life was like before Joseph and I had Eli and Hub. Our lives were quite a bore, I am quite sure of this. Eli just recently celebrated his 4th birthday and I haven’t been able … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 03/23/2016

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene
 
Praise the Lord everyone.  I hope all of you had an opportunity to go to church today and enjoy the blessings of God.  We had a visiting preacher from Indiana and man could he preach.  … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/23/2016

Obama outfoxes GOP with nominee

For all of his detractors in the Republican Party, President Obama is no dummy when it comes to playing the fine art of politics.

You don’t win the presidency twice without being able to outsmart … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 03/23/2016

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Winston Garden Club met for their March meeting in the Quilt Room of Lake Tiak O’Khata Restaurant with Heather Moody and Carolyn Mills, hostesses. A St. Patrick’s Day theme was used … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Patterson letter makes prevalent point

Bully for Elmetra Patterson’s letter to editor in Journal’s March 1 issue. But I beg Elmetra to lighten up somewhat and try to see a suggestion with some humor in it, is not necessarily an … Read more

Honor the Union Soldiers as well as the Confederates

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson
 
The 1st Vice President of the State Conference NAACP and the President of the Winston County Branch NAACP, Charles Hampton, is very concerned about the climate of the state of MS for some of its … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/16/2016

State can’t afford Reeves’ tax cuts

Tate Reeves’ crystal ball must have a rosy tint to it. It certainly seems unrealistic and imprudent, based on Mississippi’s recent economic trends, for the lieutenant governor to be pushing this year for a … Read more