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Editorial Roundup – 01/20/2016

Hiding bad news

The federal government has this irritating habit of releasing bad news late on Friday afternoons. Its thinking, apparently, is that unfavorable disclosures will be, if not overlooked, at least downplayed because journalists and other watchdogs will be … Read more

In Our Community – 01/20/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

We are studying Psalms right now. I have admonished all that will listen to me (and they don’t for long) that if they began the day in the same manner that my better half and … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/20/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I have another quiz of a variety of vocabulary-building words for you in this week’s Vaughan’s Vocabulary. See how well you do. The quiz begins with a word that I … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/20/2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 21
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County
Prep Soccer
5/7 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central
5:30/7 p.m. — Southeast Lauderdale at Philadelphia… Read more

Legals – 01/20/2016

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
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

Obituaries – 01/20/2016

Donald J. Chandler Sr.
Jan. 15, 2016
Memorial services will be held at a later date for Donald J. Chandler Sr., 61, of Eupora.
Mr. Chandler was a member of Montevista Baptist Church in Webster County. He died Jan. 15, … Read more

Ackerman one of the safest towns in Mississippi

From Press and Staff Reports

Residents of Ackerman can sleep easy at night. According to a study and interactive crime map released by ConsumerAffairs.com, Ackerman was recently named one of the safest cities in the nation and second safest in … Read more

MLK Day celebration set

Submitted

The NAACP will be hosting a Choctaw County Martin Luther King Celebration entitled,” Living the Dream.”

The event will be held on, Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 10 a.m to noon at Weir Chapel M.B. Church.… Read more