Category: Opinion

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…

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…

Letters to the editor

What to do For the last ten years, I have struggled to obtain child support. I have navigated the proper channels. The Department of Human Services (Child Support) has been slow, but effective, with helping me collect the money owed.…

A family tradition continues

The Mississippi Press Association celebrated its 150th anniversary last week at the Golden Nugget casino in Biloxi. After the Mississippi Bar Association and the Mississippi State Medical Association, it is the oldest state professional association. Unlike the legal and medical…

Letter to the editor

“Fathers” of our country Only a day before July 1, 2016, Jane and I were having our daily devotional on the sun porch at our home in Columbus, Miss. Our garden of flowers adjacent to the sun porch “says” good…

Letters to the editor

About the Trump remarks Editor-Publisher Joseph in his Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Editorial suggested the following: “ We Make America Great- Britain again !” Surely the editor writes this tongue-in-cheek piece in order to stimulate the WCJ readers to think…

Editorial Roundup

HB 1523 a waste of focus and money There was little doubt how a federal judge would rule on a Mississippi law enacted in protest to the U.S. Supreme Court decision last year that legalized gay marriage nationwide. On Monday,…