Opinion

Let’s be Neighbors – 07/08/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Friends of Pat Horton will be sorry to learn that she has fallen injuring her knee, which already had a pin from a previous injury. She is recovering but still … Read more

Memories of our county – 07/08/15

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

The High cost of Living
A trip to the grocery story today will set you back a lot more than, back in the day.  I worked in the grocery … Read more

Letters to the editor – 0708/15

Mississippi’s diversity draws inbred distrusts

Mindy Walker’s letter (June 26) reminded us recently of our varied ethnic backgrounds as Mississippi natives. We are made up of a mix including pioneer stock from the mountains of Appalachia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia … Read more

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

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A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  

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By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

When your argument is weak, erect straw men.

That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  

By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

When your argument is weak, erect straw men.

That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more

Letters to the editor – 07/01/15

Dear National Media,
You are currently committing character assassination against my home state. Watering down our culture to the abolishment or continuation of a flag. Ignoring our beauty and resilience by honing in on the ugliness of our past. Rather … Read more

Marriage for all and all for marriage

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Enterprise McComb Journal

There is already plenty of criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized gay marriage across the country. By a 5-4 vote, the justices said the definition of liberty includes marrying any … Read more

Memories of our county

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

Canning Vegetables
I remember the first freezer we ever had. Today, freezers are packed from one year to the next. Folks throw food away in the spring every year … Read more