Category: Opinion

Parenting brings a special view

I often wonder what our life was like before Joseph and I had Eli and Hub. Our lives were quite a bore, I am quite sure of this. Eli just recently celebrated his 4th birthday and I haven’t been able to…

Letter to the Editor – 03/23/2016

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene   Praise the Lord everyone.  I hope all of you had an opportunity to go to church today and enjoy the blessings of God.  We had a visiting preacher from Indiana and man could he preach. …

Editorial Roundup – 03/23/2016

Obama outfoxes GOP with nominee For all of his detractors in the Republican Party, President Obama is no dummy when it comes to playing the fine art of politics. You don’t win the presidency twice without being able to outsmart…

Let’s Be Neighbors – 03/23/2016

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community. Winston Garden Club met for their March meeting in the Quilt Room of Lake Tiak O’Khata Restaurant with Heather Moody and Carolyn Mills, hostesses. A St. Patrick’s Day theme was used…

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…