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A Thought for Today – 02/04/2015

Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, you must not eat from any tree in the garden?”

The woman said to … Read more

MSU Fall Semester Honor Roll

Students on the Mississippi State University’s President’s List achieved a 3.80 or better grade-point average, based on a 4.0 scale, while completing at least 12 semester hours of course work with no incomplete grades or grades lower than a C.… Read more

Calendar of Events – 02/04/2015

Highway Dedication for Anthony Lucas
Feb. 4
A Highway Dedication program in memory of Anthony Lucas will be held on Wednesday, February 4 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ackerman Baptist Church Family Life Center. The public is invited to attend.… Read more

Ackerman man arrested on drug charges in Webster County

From Press & Staff Reports

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department made a felony drug arrest in January.

The arrest was made the evening of Jan. 10 when sheriff’s deputies and the department’s K9 unit were performing a safety checkpoint on … Read more

Wonders of the winter stars on display at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “WONDERS OF THE WINTER STARS!”. This presentation will be given on Friday, February 13, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/04/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 34 miscellaneous incident reports and 14 incident offense reports last week.

1/23/15         Mike Ray    w/m       725/63      CSO        domestic violence
1/23/15       Joe Morrow        w/m      6/7/89      CSO     poss of marijuana, poss of beer, susp D.L. & … Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/04/2015

WED, FEB. 4
Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS AA District 2 Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
Junior College Softball
1 p.m. — East Central at Alabama Southern (DH)
Men’s College Basketball
6 p.m. — Texas A&M at Ole … Read more

Palmer Home receives donation from Red Hills Mine

Columbus, Mississippi – Palmer Home for Children received 184 bales of top quality Bermuda grass hay and a donation of $4,500 towards the purchase of a 4-horse trailer for the organization’s horseback riding program from Red Hills Mine.

The Red … Read more

Obituaries – 02/04/2015

Robert Michael Locke
Jan. 24, 2015

Memorial services for Robert Michael Locke, 47, of Eupora were Jan. 27, 2015, at Calvary Baptist Church with the Revs. Martin “Shorty” Carden and Coy Fulgham officiating.

He was born Sept. 9, 1967, in … Read more