Monthly Archives: May 2015

French Camp Historical Highlight Luncheon to feature Taylor

By Mary Nell Coblentz French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, June 2, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. (Note: The June meeting will be the first Tuesday rather than the second Tuesday of the month.) The guest of honor will be Irene Taylor,…

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams. Creating…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/27/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary Try my table technique of learning advanced words that you want in your vocabulary. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to…

Focus Manor in Winston continues to seek applicants

Submitted Focus Manor, a residential facility, continues to seek physically handicapped applicants as residents in this 14 large one bedroom apartments. The facility is scheduled to open on June 1, 2015. Applicants are not confined to Winston County. They can…

Civil War – Amnesty, pardons, and reconstruction

Submitted by C.J. Johnson The second half of May 1865 was full of events related to amnesty for Southerners and the beginning of Reconstruction of the Union. On May 14, President Andrew Johnson issued a proclamation which granted a conditional…

HCC releases President’s/Dean’s Lists

From press reports Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s list. To be eligible for such recognition a student must…

Sutphin, former Wood college president, dies

From Staff & Press Reports A memorial service was held Sunday afternoon on the campus of the former Wood College in Mathiston for Dr. Felix Sutphin, who served as its president for 30 years. Sutphin, of Union, died May 18…

It’s almost BINGO! time

From press reports There is a familiar sound that echoes from the Pap’s Place annex the first weekend in June – BINGO!!! And it really gets interesting when more than one person shouts it at the same time. For years…