Category: Opinion

Editorial Roundup – 12/02/2015

Commissary prices are rip-off

Is it not enough punishment for serious lawbreakers in Mississippi to lose their freedom? Does the state also have to rip them off by allowing vendors to charge exorbitant prices for snacks, toiletries and phone calls?… Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 12/02/2015

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Recently I decided to visit Shiloh Baptist Church for their Sunday morning worship service. Center Ridge UMC and Shiloh are a little over a mile apart and have been sister congregations … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 11/25/15

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Thanksgiving is upon us and the Mills family has much to be thankful for as three siblings on top of Mills Hill just before you reach Center Ridge UMC were hit … Read more

Memories of Our County – 11/25/15

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

Falling Rain
The article below was written a few weeks ago when the earth was parched and dry. As I read over the article in preparation for sending it … Read more

I expect compassion and courage from my state

McCain

When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear?

I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to … Read more

Editorial roundup – 11/18/15

Paris slaughter demands solidarity

It is an insult to the wild kingdom to call the terrorists “animals” who killed at least 129 people and injured more than 350 in Paris Friday night. There is no species but man that would … Read more

Memories of Our County – 11/18/15

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

In Trouble???
In our society today, we hear so much about our teenagers getting into trouble. There is no doubt that they do. I read the newspapers and I … Read more

Life lessons in a book for children

Hanna McCain

Every night before bed Joseph and I read books to our boys. It’s a ritual that Eli looks forward to every night and hopefully Hub will too as he gets older.… Read more

Letters to the editor

Concerns over 42 ballot
I am sitting at my breakfast table the morning after the election (of Nov. 3) once again studying the sample ballot, which the Journal published, specifically Proposition 42 and 42a.… Read more

Let’s be Neighbors 11/11/15

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the
community.

The soup sale project held by Winston Garden Club to raise funds for projects that make Winston County beautiful was a success and raised enough to almost pay the thousand … Read more