Air Force Senior Airman Justin E. Ballard


Air Force Senior Airman Justin E. Ballard has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

Ballard is an aerospace maintenance assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. The … Read more

Extension reaches out through social media

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippi State University Extension Service is expanding its presence through an increased use of social media to provide information to the public.

Extension offices are already physically located in all 82 counties in the state, but residents … Read more

Calendar of Events

Starting a Business- First Steps

Sept. 18

Are you interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin?  This seminar outlines the basic steps to starting a business.  This seminar will be held on Sept. 18 from … Read more

Blanton wins First Down Friday raffle

From press reports


Alton Blanton of Ackerman was the winner of the Chamber of Commerce First Down Friday raffle.  First Down Friday was held on Friday, September 5.

Customers who spent $10 or more at participating businesses were eligible … Read more

Sports schedules



Prep Softball

6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Meridian

6:30 p.m. — West Lowndes at Noxapater

Prep Volleyball

5 p.m. — Grace Christian at Choctaw County


Prep Softball

6 p.m. — East Webster at … Read more