Obituary – Linda Renae Stokes

Graveside service for Linda Renae Stokes, infant daughter of Johnnie Stokes and Bridgett King was held at 2 PM Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. John Stephens officiating. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Lindell Lee “Pete” Miller

Mr. Lindell Lee “Pete” Miller, 77, of Weir, MS, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 26th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dewitt Cutts officiating. … Read more

CWJC holds first graduation ceremony

Rhonda Booth (in center), her daughter (left) and mentor Kim Maxwell (right)

By Sis. Alies Therese

On Friday, May 17, at a buffet celebration on Lake Tiak O’ Khata, the first class of CWJC graduated. After 27 weeks of classes, Bible study and art exploration, these four women completed the course: Rosa … Read more

Education notes

Local named to HCC president’s list

Holmes Community College Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s list. To be … Read more

Obituary – T.L. Bowie

Funeral services for Mr. T.L. Bowie, 82, were held at Ackerman Baptist Church on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Danny Irvin officiated. Burial at Salem Church Cemetery in Ackerman.
A native of Choctaw County, Mr. Bowie was … Read more