Memories of our county – 06/10/15

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

When I was nine years old, I went to a revival meeting at Camp Ground Methodist church. I heard a preacher whose name was Stephens or Stevens. While … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 06/10/15

Summer reading
Summer is a wonderful break for students and their families, a time to unwind, sleep in, take a trip or two, but it can also turn into a brain-wasting period if parents aren’t careful.

Teachers talk all the … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/03/15

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene
Praise the Lord everyone.  My what an awesome service we had tonight.  God touched my body and now I’m feeling much better.  I’ve been having so much sickness here lately.  I was having trouble with blurred … Read more

Corrections – 05/27/15

In the May 20 edition , the letter to the editor “Concerns over the county” should have listed E.L. Miles as the Letter to the Editor writer. All Letters to the Editor require a signature and due to a production … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 05/27/15

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.

Students of Teresa Ingram were presented in a recital on Saturday at 6;00 PM in the Fellowship Hall of Pleasant Hill UMC. The students were featured in a production “Showtime With … Read more

Memories of our county – 05/27/15

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

A Peach tree limb

I can’t remember the first time my legs got switched by a peach tree limb. It was common practice around our house. Peach trees made … Read more

Traipsin’ Down South – 05/20/15

Lynn Cunningham provides a view from the community

Christmas in the Quarter

Spending Christmas holidays in New Orleans can be a special treat due to reduced crowds, very little sultry weather, and heavenly music at St. Louis Cathedral on Christmas … Read more

Editorial roundup – 05/20/15

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more

Boobam on the dam: At the Noxubee Refuge

By Tom Gregory

Some years ago as the wife and I were on the way to be spooks in a “haunted house” the subject of the bamboo at the old house came up in the conservation. Try as she could, … Read more

Memories of our County – 05/20/15

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

Janitors? What is that?  Back in the day, we did not know what the word was. Today, I see custodians at the schools and in all public buildings … Read more