Editorial Roundup – 01/06/16

Legalizing pot goes nowhere It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground. In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still…

In Our Community – 01/06/2016

God’s Love By Evangelist Francie Hemphill HAPPY NEW YEAR Everyone! God’s love is like a new cup of coffee. It is fresh every morning. Lamentations 3:22-23 It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed because his compassions…

School menus – 01/06/2016

(All Meals are Served with a Fresh Fruit Bowl, Juice and Milk) Choctaw County Breakfast (All Breakfasts are Served with Cereal and Graham Crackers) Wednesday, Jan. 6: Biscuits, Sausage or Chicken Patty

Obituary – Mr. Gary Eugene “Tiny” Lott

(April 13, 1932 – January 2, 2016) Graveside services for Mr. Gary Eugene “Tiny” Lott, of Stewart, were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4 at Sarepta Cemetery in Stewart. Rev. Randy Bridges officiated the services.

Obituary – Mr. George Burt Ray

Funeral services for George Burt Ray of French Camp were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, at Bethsaida Baptist Church in French Camp, with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Gary Jackson officiated the services. Visitation was Monday,…

Obituaries – 01/06/16

Janice Ruth McClain Dec. 28, 2015 Services for Janice Ruth McClain, 64, were Jan. 2, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with burial in Craig Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.