Category: Opinion

Discussing the flag, future, and ‘big’ tiny feet

This article is going to address a hodgepodge of subjects.

The State Flag of Mississippi
The first subject I will address is the issue with our very own state flag. My belief is that the city and county officials of … Read more

Memories of Our County – 09/16/15

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

Nuts
I have begun to look for pecans on the many pecan trees around our community. It seems that the crop for this year is going to be scarce.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/16/15

Watch out for deer

The recent snap in cool weather has been a welcome change from the long, hot summer that’s typical of the Delta.

But as the temperatures drop and as deer hunting and mating seasons approach, that also … Read more

A game of capture the flag

McCain

Let’s be clear: The state flag of Mississippi needs to be changed.

A flag for a country, a state or an army regiment serves a simple purpose to get all those under it to rally to it during times of … Read more

Memories of Our County – 09/09/15

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

Lye soap

I have told you about how to kill hogs, wash clothes, cook out sugar cane syrup and many other things, but there is one thing we have … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 09/09/15

About the polls in the primary
This letter is in response to Mr. and Mrs. Wiygul’s letter to the editor in the September 2, 2015 Winston County Journal.

First of all I want to share the fact that a Primary … Read more

Memories of Our County – 09/02/15

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

Cell Phones

Today nearly everyone uses a cell phone. There are phones that can call just by hearing (?) the owner say the name of the person needed.

There … Read more

Editorial roundup – 09/02/15

Hiding behind hybrid office

Tim Kalich
Editor and Publisher
Greenwood Commonwealth

Historically, the Mississippi Legislature has been good about saying the state’s sunshine laws are a necessary antiseptic against waste, misconduct and other shenanigans for everyone but itself.

So, it’s … Read more

Letter to editor – 09/02/15

Polling place concerns

Walking into the polling place for our area of the county, one sees the tables for the Republicans and Democrats. The Republican table has all white poll workers, the Democrats all black. We are absolutely convinced that … Read more

Women are multi-talented

Hanna McCain

I was in the sixth grade when I wrote my first Women’s Suffrage play. Some classmates and I performed the play in front of my sixth grade class. The play detailed the long journey women went through just to be … Read more