Editorial roundup – 10/14/15

One man, two votes
It’s pretty impressive that the initiative to make adequate school funding part of the state Constitution has attracted $2.6 million from three prominent education supporters.

The money has been given to the Better Schools, Better Jobs … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/14/15

3rd Annual Panhandle Community Day
Oct. 17
Oct. 17, Panhandle Community Center, 9 a.m. til 2 p.m. Local artists will be displaying their wares for sale including hand thrown pottery, wood crafts, seamstress, bakers, flea market items, antiques and collectibles. … Read more

ICC to host fall softball clinics

From school reports
FULTON — The Itawamba Community College softball program announced the dates for its fall pitching and hitting clinics for ages 13 to high school seniors at the ICC Indoor Practice Facility on the Fulton Campus.… Read more

Obituary – Mr. James Oswalt

James Marvin Oswalt, 88, former salesman and a retired veteran of the US Navy, passed away Saturday October 10, 2015 at his home in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Oswalt was born December 18, 1926. As a veteran of the United States … Read more

Obituaries – 10/14/15

Daisy M. Algood
Oct. 3, 2005
Services for Daisy M. Algood, 88, of Eupora were Oct. 5, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Scott Broughton officiating. Burial was in Doty Springs Cemetery in Attala County.… Read more