Gannan entertains AES Pre-K

Submitted photo

Ackerman Alderman Billy Ganann and his grandson, Knox, entertained the AES Pre-K before Christmas reading “Twas The Night Before Christmas.”… Read more

Legislative update: Reviewing of bills begins

Hood

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

On January 6, 2015, the 130th Mississippi State Legislature kicked off the last session in the four-year term.

Despite cool temperatures, House members arrived at the Capitol with warm smiles and familiar handshakes as … Read more

In Our Community – 01/14/15

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a peace lily, it’s beautiful to the one who beholds it. Thank you heavenly father for you give us peace that passes all understanding if we keep our mind stay … Read more

Eupora’s Graham accepts position at Winston Academy

Graham

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Rumors that had been circulating wildly over the Christmas Holidays came to fruition on last week when Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham confirmed that he would retire from the school on Jan. … Read more

Resolve to recycle your Christmas tree in 2015

Ben Carr of Ackerman, left, helps his brother Pete, cousin Max Hudson of Louisville and sister Carrie move their grandfather’s Christmas tree to the edge of his yard for wildlife cover on Jan. 7, 2015. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Kevin Hudson)

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture MSU

MISSISSIPPI STATE — According to the National Christmas Tree Association, American consumers purchase nearly 30 million real trees annually from one of more than 15,000 Christmas tree … Read more

Civil War – Prisoner exchanges resume

elmira prison camp

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

“More than 400,000 soldiers were captured over the course of the Civil War. In the first years of the conflict, equal numbers of captured troops were regularly exchanged for one another, helping to keep the total … Read more