Submitted by C.J. Johnson
Wilmington, N.C. and its defensive fortification, the “L” shaped Fort Fisher, protected the last open seaport on the Atlantic Ocean for the Confederacy, following the fall of Mobile, Alabama in late summer 1864.
CivilWar.org describes the … Read more
By Press Reports
The Choctaw County Community Center was the setting for the GFWC Ackerman Twentieth Century Club’s Annual Christmas Brunch. On Saturday, December 6th, the club held its third annual event with over 100 people in attendance.
The guests … Read more
Photo by Donna McKay
12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza gift basket winner
Tina Lee won the gift basket winner for the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza kickoff held on December 11. The basket, valued at more than $300, is full … Read more
Douglas wins door prize… Read more
By Amy Barefield
MSU School of Human Sciences
MISSISSIPPI STATE — The countdown to the holiday break has begun, and parents and caregivers looking to keep kids occupied and happy should focus on the basics.
Instead of turning to technology … Read more
Weir Elementary School
WES-PreK-Mrs. Stephanie Howard
We are so excited that Christmas is almost here. Our teacher says we have been really good. We hope that you and your reindeer have a safe trip Christmas Eve. … Read more
Girlfriends in Shades
If you are wondering why all these GiRLFRIENDS at Broken Wings are wearing sunglasses at their recent Christmas party…well the story goes like this: When we arrived there was very large star at our place with our … Read more
“Dixie Pan Club”
by Press Reports
This meeting was dedicated to preparing ornaments to decorate the tree for the Extension Service Christmas Tree competition. We brought in all our handmade ornaments to repair, and to select which ones to be … Read more
Ackerman Elementary School
Pre-K Santa Letters
Mrs. Long’s Class
Merry Christmas! Thank you for the toys we got last year. Be careful Christmas Eve. Say hello to the elves and Mrs. Claus.
We Love You,
Mrs. Long’s and … Read more
From Allison Matthews
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Ten Northeast Mississippi community volunteers explained how they improved quality of life in their respective hometowns at the recent Appalachian Community Learning Project Results and Learning Celebration, organized by Mississippi State University.
ACLP is a partnership … Read more