Opinion

Common Core’s strange bedfellows

Editorial by Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

Common Core, the national education standards that Mississippi and 44 other states adopted, has been misunderstood and mischaracterized by both the right and the left.
The right, led by the tea party faction of … Read more

Letter to the editor – Rambling with Arlene

Praise the Lord everyone.  What a mighty God we serve.  How worthy he is of all our praise.  If you are a Christian, everything about our lives and existence is wrapped up in God.  Why wouldn’t we want to worship … Read more

Memories of our county – My first perm

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

Just the exorbitant price of a haircut brings back so many memories. My Daddy used to cut hair on Sunday mornings. We had Sunday services at Liberty Baptist church … Read more

Investing in a relationship is important

If you want to make a withdrawal you have to make a deposit. If you have heard that once, you have heard it a million times.

In a recent article, I stated that there is a direct correlation between what … Read more

Memories of our county – Spending the Night

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

When we went anywhere, we always wanted to ‘spend the night’. We begged Mama and Daddy every time we went anywhere to let us spend the night with our … Read more

Letter to the editor – Not welcome

To the people of Louisville yall don’t like Vincent Triplett so yall don’t like me Patsy Higgins/ Triplett I didn’t come down here for no one to like me are Vincent see cause we choose to live our life the … Read more

Letter to the editor – Treason

Ever since the situation in Ukraine started to unfold ultimately spreading into the Crimea region with Russia moving troops into the region the leadership of the republican party and their right wing pundits have gleefully sought every opportunity to engage … Read more

Letter to the editor – States Fair Project

Dear Readers,

My name is Carlee Bartak, and I am a third grader from Anselmo-Merna School in Merna, NE.  I am nine years old.  My class is having a States Fair and I have drawn your state to research.  Our … Read more

You have to do the work

I was flipping through the television channels one night and heard Life Coach Iyanla Vanzant say that to someone on her television show “Iyanla Fix my Life”. I thought to myself how simple and true, but how it is so … Read more

Letter to the editor – Rambling

Praise the Lord everyone.  I want to praise the Lord for allowing us to get Devon out of the nursing home Saturday evening and go make senior pictures with his lovely daughter, Candace Dawn Barrett.  She will graduate from Grace … Read more