Free public program, The Secrets Of Orion, set

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 8, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, managing director … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/16

Legalizing pot goes nowhere

It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground.

In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still … Read more

School menus – 01/06/2016

(All Meals are Served with a Fresh Fruit Bowl, Juice and Milk)

Choctaw County Breakfast
(All Breakfasts are Served with Cereal and Graham Crackers)
Wednesday, Jan. 6: Biscuits, Sausage or Chicken Patty… Read more

In Our Community – 01/06/2016

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

HAPPY NEW YEAR Everyone! God’s love is like a new cup of coffee. It is fresh every morning.

Lamentations 3:22-23 It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed because his compassions … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Gary Eugene “Tiny” Lott

(April 13, 1932 – January 2, 2016)

Graveside services for Mr. Gary Eugene “Tiny” Lott, of Stewart, were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4 at Sarepta Cemetery in Stewart. Rev. Randy Bridges officiated the services.… Read more

Obituary – Mr. George Burt Ray

Funeral services for George Burt Ray of French Camp were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, at Bethsaida Baptist Church in French Camp, with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Gary Jackson officiated the services. Visitation was Monday, … Read more

Obituaries – 01/06/16

Janice Ruth McClain
Dec. 28, 2015
Services for Janice Ruth McClain, 64, were Jan. 2, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with burial in Craig Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.… Read more

Legals – 01/06/2016


WHEREAS, on March 3, 2006, Tonya Wallace, a married woman and Ricky Wallace, a married man, executed a certain deed of trust to John Desmond, Trustee for the benefit of First MS Capital Corporation, which … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Jo Ann Bagwell Dees Thrailkill

Jo Ann Bagwell Dees Thrailkill, 78, died on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona. Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Winona with burial following in … Read more