In Our Community – 07/08/15

That’s Life
Ruth Nowlin

Just because I am chronically challenged does not mean I am about to give up, give in and roll over.  I still have a sane mind and still believe that right is right and wrong is … Read more

Letters to the editor – 07/08/15

Caring for

I would like to share with you what My Mom and our family has come to love about, Brooklyn Hall, Personal Care Home in Mathiston.

This is “the place” the Lord had prepared for my dear Mother to … Read more

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

Hanna McCain

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

Letter to editor – 7/1/15

A thank you

Choctaw County Animal Shelter held a hamburger plate fundraiser on June 19. We raised $1600 in plate sales, silent auction items and donations. Every item used for the fundraiser was donated. The shelter had absolutely no expenses. … Read more

Marriage for all and all for marriage

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Enterprise McComb Journal

There is already plenty of criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized gay marriage across the country. By a 5-4 vote, the justices said the definition of liberty includes marrying any … Read more

In our community – 7/1/15

“Lightning Strikes Thrice”
Lisa Harris

In my most recent column, I made mention of the mishaps of life. I had to purchase four new tires and my car overheated. Well, things haven’t improved much since then, but it is what … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  


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

The Grinnel that stole the 4th Of July

By Roy Hawkins

The big fish tail walked all over the old run of the Big Black River locked in a battle to the death with my dad. My father and I were bass fishing on the ole run when … Read more

In Our Community – 06/24/15


Pastor Steve Ellison

God has given much authority, and even more responsibility to fathers.  Social workers study extensively and consistently report that good fathering is of the utmost importance in the well-being of children.

Therefore it is right and … Read more