Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice.

Pink Day

The Ackerman Early HeadStart Center observed Breast Cancer Awareness this past Friday, October 23 by having a “Pink Day”. 

Emmerich examines Initiative 42

Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum. Initiative 42 shifts the ultimate decision on school funding from the legislature to the state supreme court.

In our community

“ The Sainted Ones” Lisa Harris Watching my team play the other night, I realized that it is not over until the fat lady sings. They pulled through and won the victory even though the odds were stacked against them.…

Trunk or Treat Winners

aPhotos by Donna McKay/Chamber of Commerce Trunk-or-Treat winners at Jack’ O Lantern Jam (Right) Trunk-or-Treat judges Kevin Null, Nancy Duran and Tierra Cole presented Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the first choice trophy during Trunk-or-Treat at the 2015 Jack’ O…

Voters must show photo ID card

From Press Reports All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Also, individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office are required to show a photo ID.

The Men From Mathiston who served part 2

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The following is the second installment of a three part series giving the biographies of their deaths of the 19 veterans that are listed on the New War Memorial Monument in Mathiston.