Opinion

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

Hanna McCain WCJ_0057

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

Possum’s desire for life inspirational

By Michael Brannon

HERNANDO — I knew when I decided to write this story, some would create a picture of one of God’s less-beautiful creatures immediately and think, “not me.” But, Gretchen, to me, is an inspiration, and I see … Read more

Letters to the editor – 06/24/15

Holy carp!

I thought it was a catchy title! Yes, this has to do with carp.

Years ago, the city of Eupora, actually through private donations, stocked Whites Creek Lake with irradiated grass carp to control the growth of bottom … Read more

Mother never lost sight of blessings

Submitted by Michael Brannon

My late mother, as many of you know, loved to write. She wrote letters, poems, stories and memories.
This is the final installment of her childhood memories. Mother faced many challenges in her lifetime, but she … Read more

More of mama’s childhood memories

By Viola Dew Brannon

We moved into a small town when I was 9 so I could attend school. My parents would not let me walk the seven miles from our farm to the nearest school.

It took me three … Read more

County sees increase in foreign-born residents

By Tim Marema and Roberto Gallardo

Like most of the United States, Webster County saw an increase in the number of foreign-born residents over the last decade.

From 2000 to 2012, the number of Webster County residents who were born … Read more

Letters to the editor – 06/10/15

Greed is the main chemical of Big Pharma

Have you written your favorite career politician lately? You really should; you will get a little education.

I wrote both our senators protesting the way the government has granted the pharmaceutical industry … Read more

Mother’s memories of childhood shared

By Michael Brannon

My late mother, as many of you know, loved to write. She wrote letters, poems, stories and memories.
In her honor I am going to share her childhood memories (in installments). Mother faced many challenges in her … Read more

Are you qualified to serve in Kingdom of God?

By Bro. J.B. Rowe

During certain times of the year political offices have a change in leadership. Positions open from the lowest level of service unto the highest. Each position has its own guidelines or qualifications, towns, cities, counties, regions, … Read more