Category: Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Alzheimer’s: Letter By Lauren Varner Woodson Dear Alzheimer’s, First, I want to start off this letter by explaining to you that I do try to have the kindest heart towards everything. I try really hard not to judge, I bite…

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Prepare for First grandma president For 11 months, billionaire Donald Trump has upended conventional wisdom in his inexorable and unconventional march toward the Republican nomination for president. When the GOP field was so crowded that you couldn’t get all the…

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Licensure body is messed up One can argue how long misbehaving educators should be punished by having their teaching licenses pulled. A lot depends on the severity of their offense and how sincerely contrite they are for what they did.…

Letters to the editor

Ramblin with Arlene Praise the Lord everyone. What greater calling is there to be on our life than to be a worshipper and give praise to the Lord our God. You might say, well that don’t pay much. Well honey…

2016 Session ends with some successes

By Rep. Michael Evans, Dist. 45 The 2016 Legislative session lasted 109 days, and it will undoubtedly be one for the record books. Some good bills passed, but many others were left on the floor when the House went sine…

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State treasurer exposes bad deal Republican Lynn Fitch has had some run-ins with legislative leaders from her own party during her time as Mississippi’s state treasurer. She blew, for instance, the whistle on the overmarketing and underfunding of the state’s…

Letters to the Editor – 04/20/2016

The Big Problem Of Poverty In Winston County:  Especially Among Our Women & Children According to the most current U.S. Census demographic statistics published in the 2014 “American Community Survey’s 5-Year Estimates”, 46.8% or almost one half of Winston County’s…

Editorial Roundup – 04/20/2016

House Bill 1523 is a Trojan horse House Bill 1523 is a law of symbolism, not of substance. It is unnecessary, redundant of religious protections that already exist in federal or state law.

Editorial Roundup – 04/13/2016

What bill is Bryant reading?    If you read Gov. Phil Bryant’s explanation for signing House Bill 1523 — the controversial law that, depending on your perspective, either defends religious freedom or encourages discrimination against gays — you have to…

Letters to the Editor – 04/06/2016

Enjoyed article We enjoyed reading the article about the Great Depression written by  James W. Hunt in last week’s Journal. Mr. Hunt is a very interesting fellow, having lived a long interesting life and has much to share. The  idea…