Visitation numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway released

From Press Reports “During January 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 464,284 visitors used the Parkway during January 2016 compared to…

HCC Baseball Bulldogs win three times to even mark

From school reports The Holmes Community College Bulldogs pulled their record to .500 at 4-4 with three of four wins over the weekend versus Southeastern Illinois College. On Saturday, the Bulldogs fell to Southeastern, 10-3 and then won 4-0. Holmes…

Editorial Roundup – 02/24/2016

Lawmakers need primer on inflation Inflation is a concept that the Mississippi Legislature seems to have an extremely difficult time grasping, whether it be keeping up with it or exceeding it. For instance, when it comes to taxes, lawmakers have been…

Calendar of Events – 02/24/2016

Book Signing Feb. 24, Noon-2:00 p.m., Attala County Library, 201 S. Huntington St., Kosciusko. Local Author, Benny Jenkins, will be signing his book “Tales from the Yockanookany”.

Obituary – Mrs. Mildred Dempsey Grissom

McCool Mildred Dempsey Grissom, 94, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at her home in McCool, Mississippi. She was born in the Lobutcha community of Choctaw County, the daughter of John Samuel Dempsey and Sarah Alma Harden Dempsey, both of…

Obituary – Mrs. Juanita Tennant King

Ackerman, MS Juanita Tennant King, 53, an interior designer/photographer, as well as a homemaker, passed away Tuesday February 16, 2016 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Mrs. King was born April 8, 1962 in West Virginia. She was…