Mabus to retire as Navy secretary

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Former Mississippi Democratic Governor, Ray Mabus, 67, will retire as Navy secretary sometime next year. The Ackerman native told a House Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on defense for an annual hearing on the sea service…

Book signing for Mangrum in Winston

From press reports Bro. Jimmy Mangrum of McCool, MS will be signing his book “Miracles of Faith”, just published, at the Winston County Library on Thursday, March 10th from 11AM until 2PM in the meeting room.

Pastor portrays Jesus in passion play

By Gwen Sisson The Rev. Matt Tucker said portraying Jesus in the play “His Last Days” at Kosciusko First United Methodist Church for the past several years has been impactful. “Try carrying a cross, literally, while some high school kids…