In our community

Don’t Go Changing

Lisa Harris

They say the mind is the first thing to go, and I believe this must be true. I say this because I wrote a nice Christmas article and then forgot to send it in. I Read more

Rep. Hood reports on legislature

By Rep. Joey Hood

District 35

On Jan. 3, the 132nd Mississippi State Legislature began the second session in the four-year term.

This was a familiar week for many, but some newcomers joined the House of Representatives as a result Read more


Mr. Homer H. Jenkins

January 8, 2017
Funeral services for Mr. Homer H. Jenkins, 86, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on January 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. Rev. Danny Irvin officiated. Burial at Salem Independent Methodist Church … Read more

Chaney praises passage of fire district bill

From press reports

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney is thanking the Mississippi House of Representatives for their immediate attention and passage of a bill that will allow county boards of supervisors to dissolve, redraw, or reconfigure Read more