News

French Camp Elementary to host Open House

From press & staff reports

With the school year just right around the corner, French Camp Elementary School will host its annual Open House on Wednesday, August 5th from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Parents are invited to come and meet … Read more

NRA endorses Representative Joey Hood

From press reports

Fairfax, Va.— On behalf of our members in Mississippi, the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) proudly announces its endorsement of state Representative Joey Hood for re-election.

NRA-PVF Chairman Chris Cox stated, “Under Joey Hood’s leadership, … Read more

MSU looking for strong first basketball season under Howland

From School reports

STARKVILLE – Year one of the Ben Howland era at Mississippi State officially gets underway on Nov. 13 when Eastern Washington visits Humphrey Coliseum for the 2015-16 season opener.

The Bulldogs’ non-conference slate features 12 games, including … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/05/15

Broken Wings Christian Women’s Job Corps Aug. 11
Broken Wings Ministries Christian Women’s Job Corps is taking applications for classes until June 25. Applications may be picked up at the Broken Wings office. The twenty-five weeks program will include Bible … Read more

In Our Community – 08/05/15

God’s Love
by Evangelist Francie Hemphill
God love is like a summer rain, it releases the cool breeze on a hot day. Thank you Heavenly Father for all the gifts that you give us. Revive ours souls we need a … Read more

Field day set for fruit, vegetable producers

VERONA, Miss. — The North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona will hold a summer field day for fruit and vegetable producers on Aug. 26 at 7 a.m.

Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. The event will begin with … Read more

Former Holmes star takes honor

From special reports

The NJCAA presented former Holmes baseball player Chad McNeil with a wooden bat signifying his 2015 NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award.

Selections – based on the highest batting average in each district – … Read more

Editorial roundup – 08/05/15

EPA plan unites political foes

By Charlie Dunagin
Editor McComb Enterprise Journal

It’s not very often you see the  only Democrat in Mississippi’s congressional delegation aligned with the congressional Republicans and Gov. Phil Bryant in condemning a directive from the … Read more

Supervisors accept parking lot project bid

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors made a decision regarding the upcoming nursing home and hospital parking lot projects during its July 31 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom at 9 a.m.… Read more

The Civil War – History of 33rd Mississippi Infantry Part 2

Submitted By C.J. Johnson

Colonel Hurst was reported in command of the regiment in January, Lieut.-Col. Drake in February, 1864. General Sherman advanced from Vicksburg to Meridian in February, and Loring’s and French’s Divisions, under General Polk, retreated to Demopolis, … Read more