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Hope Outdoors deer hunt this weekend

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By Gwen Sisson

It was one of those moments when he knew he was called to be in ministry with the Hope Outdoors organization.

In 2010, Stephen “Opie” Thomas of Tupelo had a family call to set up a deer … Read more

Shanks joins Covington Electric System

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Shanks

By Press Reports

Victoria Shanks has signed on as System Engineer at Covington, TN, Electric System.

The Ackerman, MS native is barely out of school, having graduated earlier this year from the University of Mississippi, but Covington ES General Manager … Read more

Quinton Lane expected to sign with South Alabama

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By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

When Quinton Lane graduated from Ackerman High School in 2013, he was a wide receiver.

“That’s all I really knew,” said Lane. But then the football coaches at Itawamba Community College convinced him to … Read more

Henderson’s team clinches championship

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Magnum Henderson

NWRAA 7-8- year old Warrior Football team clinched the Championship game Thursday, November 20.

The final score was 28-7. The Warriors played the Championship game on the NWR Cougar High School football field in Brandon. The Warriors finished the season … Read more

More In Our Community – 12/17/14

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Lisa Harris

The streets and houses in that town began to light up all around. Christmas spirit filled the homes with holiday cheer. One house was getting ready just like every year. Holiday boxes had become places of slumber … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 12/17/14

Nursing home changes

I am in and out of the Nursing Home several times a day. I have seen nothing but positive things happening there. The things Mr. Marlow and Mr. Blackwood (Sunflower Management team) have done are great! Their … Read more

Obituaries – 12/17/14

Maxie D. “Mack” Bradberry, Jr.
Maxie D. “Mack” Bradberry, Jr. 80, died Thursday, December 11, 2014 in the Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014 in the Jordan Funeral Home … Read more

Local EMCC graduates named

East Mississippi Community College held 2014 fall graduation ceremonies Dec. 12 at its Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses. The ceremonies included students who graduated during the summer and fall semesters at the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval … Read more