In Our Community – 04/20/2016

Aunt Tye and me

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy

Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end. Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my … Read more

Rho Nu Zeta Chapter receives honors at conference


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. held their joint Mississippi State Leadership Conference at the Marriott Hotel in Jackson, MS on February 16-28, 2016. Six members of Rho Nu Zeta Chapter were among the … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 04/20/2016

Ninety-five years ago this week–From the files of the April 15, 1921 Choctaw Plaindealer

Body Rests Now Under American Soil
Mathiston, Miss., April 7. The remains of Private, First Class David Hicks Dobbs, A.E.F., son of W.J. Dobbs, residing just … Read more

North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
The Winona Times

In Spring 2017, the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery will open–one of 268 national and state veteran cemeteries nationwide.

“It’s a huge deal,” said cemetery director Mark Lawson.  “In the grand scheme of … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Jim Rogers

French Camp, MS since 1958

James Leonard Rogers, 73, died Thursday, April 13, 2015 at his home. Visitation was from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 17 at the French Camp Presbyterian Church. Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Sunday at the … Read more