Category: Opinion

Letters to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Patterson letter makes prevalent point Bully for Elmetra Patterson’s letter to editor in Journal’s March 1 issue. But I beg Elmetra to lighten up somewhat and try to see a suggestion with some humor in it, is not necessarily an…

Honor the Union Soldiers as well as the Confederates

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson   The 1st Vice President of the State Conference NAACP and the President of the Winston County Branch NAACP, Charles Hampton, is very concerned about the climate of the state of MS for some of its…

Editorial Roundup – 03/16/2016

State can’t afford Reeves’ tax cuts Tate Reeves’ crystal ball must have a rosy tint to it. It certainly seems unrealistic and imprudent, based on Mississippi’s recent economic trends, for the lieutenant governor to be pushing this year for a…

House passes budget bills with spending limits

By Rep. Michael T. Evans, Dist.45 Last week,  we began looking at budget bills, voting on spending and revenue measures.  We weren’t always happy with the proposals before us, and many of my colleagues and I were surprised at the…

Let’s be Neighbors – 03/09/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. Recently, the R.C. Ingram family welcomed visitors from Ocean Springs, Julie and Steve Fandel. Julie is the daughter of the late Geraldine Gladney, sister of Alene Ingram. The Fandels spent the…

House finishes deadline week

By Rep. Michael T. Evans, Dist.45 I am proud to say that we spent last week working hard with little controversy on the House floor, and absolutely no harsh words. This was a welcome relief after ending the previous week…

Letters to the Editor – 03/09/2016

Trump closer to devil than God Donald Trump proudly waves his Bible and states he is a “good Christian’ and has “a great relationship with God.”  The Lord Jesus Christ said, “The tree is known by his fruit” (Mat 12:33…

Letters to the Editor – 03/02/2016

Go vote To the Citizens of Winston County, MS, I recently talked to a gentleman who didn’t even know that we are suppose to vote on March 8 and what we are voting for. Yes it is time to go…

Editorial Roundup – 03/02/2016

A presidential apprentice Well, now. Presidential candidate Donald Trump is unhappy with some of his news coverage. But rest easy, because the Republican front-runner knows just what to do about it. He said Friday that if elected, “We’re going to…

Let’s be Neighbors – 02/24/2016

Carolyn Mills, provides a view from the community. Do not have much to write in this week’s column; have been nowhere, except to doctor appointments. While in Kosciusko last Monday to see my primary doctor, I was called by two…