Category: Opinion

Letters to the Editor – 09/30/15

Flag thoughts
I am a son of God, resurrected spirit being, that is housed in a body of black descent that was born into this realm in the State of Mississippi in the early 1940’s. I am writing this letter … Read more

Memories of Our County – 09/30/15

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

Sunday Clothes
The first thing we did when we came home from school  or anywhere was to change our clothes. We had clothes that we wore to school and … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/23/15

Too much Trump

Jealous and baffled by the attention that celebrity presidential candidate Donald Trump has been given, most of his Republican rivals spent Wednesday night’s debate trying to knock him down a few notches.
There’s plenty to criticize about … Read more

Memories of Our County – 09/23/15

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

Patches
Today, folks’ closets are full to overflowing with clothes that are still good, but we are tired of, or we have outgrown, or they are out of style, … Read more

DON’T PAY ATTENTION TO STORIES

By C.R. Stam

“Neither give heed to fables…” (ITim.1:4).

As the present-day English reader comes upon the word “fables” in the Authorized Version, he is apt to think of Assop’s Fables, but these were illustrations, while the original word muthois … Read more

Letters to the editor – 09/23/15

Integrity…..? Beauty….?
There are many other voters and tax payers who feel the same as I did when I presented the petition to remove the confederate embroidered state flag from city property. We were hoping that the city would be … Read more

Discussing the flag, future, and ‘big’ tiny feet

This article is going to address a hodgepodge of subjects.

The State Flag of Mississippi
The first subject I will address is the issue with our very own state flag. My belief is that the city and county officials of … Read more

Memories of Our County – 09/16/15

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

Nuts
I have begun to look for pecans on the many pecan trees around our community. It seems that the crop for this year is going to be scarce.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/16/15

Watch out for deer

The recent snap in cool weather has been a welcome change from the long, hot summer that’s typical of the Delta.

But as the temperatures drop and as deer hunting and mating seasons approach, that also … Read more

A game of capture the flag

McCain

Let’s be clear: The state flag of Mississippi needs to be changed.

A flag for a country, a state or an army regiment serves a simple purpose to get all those under it to rally to it during times of … Read more