In our community – Lessons Learned

By Lisa Harris

Well my resolution to jog has not been consistently kept. Who would have thought that would have been the outcome? I have to say I almost believed that I had it in me to become a marathon … Read more

In our community – A Thought for Today

By Ernestine Kennedy
There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived good every day at his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, he was covered with sores and longing to eat what … Read more

Morgan Gillis

February 7, 2014

Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Morgan Gillis, 97, were held at Morgan Baptist Church in Sturgis on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Mrs. Gillis was a member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. Gillis died … Read more

Letter to the editor – Reading is important

61% of low-income families have NO books in their home, not one single book. There is only 1 age appropriate book for every 300 children in low income neighborhoods compared to 13 books per child in middle-income neighborhoods. Studies by … Read more

Calendar of Events

Animal Shelter fundraiser

Choctaw County Animal Shelter is selling chances on a Valentine’s Basket. Tickets are $1 each.  The beautiful, fun basket consists of $85 worth of Valentine’s candy, a stuffed animal, a candle and other products for the holiday.  … Read more