Memories of Our County – 06/24/15

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

The old Swimming Hole
Now days, folks have pools behind their houses and sometimes the really affluent have them inside. But back in the day, we had our own … Read more

Local NAACP Branch speaks out about hate crimes


The Winston County Branch NAACP, is concerned about the hate crimes that are being committed in this country – most recently the killing of nine innocent African Americans at the historical Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/24/15

Take down the flag

It’s time to move the confederate battle flag from the memorial that was dedicated in memory of 5 blacks and 5 whites on the first anniversary of the tornado. I believe that the 5 blacks would … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/17/15

Photos provided by E.L. Miles

Concerned over Road Maintenance

This photo was taken last Saturday at the Farmers Market behind the old firehouse in Noxapater. Mayor Sammy Carter said Mr. Duran had promised to fix the holes in the parking lot. Well he put sand … Read more

Memories of our county – 06/17/15

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

The Music
I saw a post on Facebook recently asking if anyone remembered the combination of ‘a RC Cola and a Moon Pie’. Such a flood of memories that … Read more

Two minutes with the Bible – 06/17/15

PO Box 756
Germantown, WI 53022
Reader requested

By C.R. Stam

It has been well said that if there is anything good in any man it is because it was put there by … Read more

Editorial roundup – 06/17/15

A middle ground on state inmates

Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher has made a counteroffer to those counties grousing about his plan to transfer 1,000 inmates from their jails to the state’s underutilized community work centers.

These counties can keep … Read more

Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs

by Tom L. Gregory

Many years ago there was this musical group called the Five Man Electrical Band that recorded a little song that had the chorus “Signs, signs everywhere there’s signs. Blocking out the scenery. Breaking my mind. Do … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 06/17/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

The first weekend in June a Reunion of the Clay Family was celebrated with a buffet supper on Friday night in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata, a fish … Read more

Letters to the editor – 06/10/15

Concerns over call

For the Sheriff department to come to Noxapater and tell the people that I call them on that they don’t have to worry about me anymore when I… Read more