Category: Opinion

Letters to the Editor – 07/22/15

Improving Louisville
My concern is about putting our town back together and hopefully better than before. It was been a long time coming. We can make Louisville a better place to live by making it beautiful. While driving down John … Read more

The GOP’s best Trump strategy

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Publisher Enterprise McComb Journal

It has become evident that billionaire Donald Trump doesn’t have an off switch. He is the moth drawn irresistibly to the blue insect zapper of cameras. He’s become infused with too much … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 07/15/15

Garrigues Rd. Photo provided by E.L. Miles

Symbolism: To change or not to change

What is Symbolism? Symbolism is an object, image and/or (but not limited to) words that convey meaning or emotion.

Because every person is different, a given symbol may well (and often does) mean … Read more

Memories of our county – 07/15/15

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

Homemade Ice-cream
Have you ever made ice cream at home? I don’t mean in the freezer or in an electric ice cream maker.

I mean by hand in a … Read more

Southern Company hoping to ‘spook’ everyone with fear of the dark

By Wyatt Emmerich

It is truly mind-boggling what fools the Atlanta Southern Company execs think we are. As their ill-conceived Kemper science project goes down the tube, they are resorting to the grossest of scare tactics, claiming Mississippi Power will … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 07/08/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Friends of Pat Horton will be sorry to learn that she has fallen injuring her knee, which already had a pin from a previous injury. She is recovering but still … Read more

Memories of our county – 07/08/15

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

The High cost of Living
A trip to the grocery story today will set you back a lot more than, back in the day.  I worked in the grocery … Read more

Letters to the editor – 0708/15

Mississippi’s diversity draws inbred distrusts

Mindy Walker’s letter (June 26) reminded us recently of our varied ethnic backgrounds as Mississippi natives. We are made up of a mix including pioneer stock from the mountains of Appalachia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia … Read more

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

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A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  

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By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

When your argument is weak, erect straw men.

That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more