Obituaries

Bobbie Jean Veazey December 27, 2012 Funeral services for Bobbie Jean Veazey, 80, were held at 11 a.m. on December 29, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with Rev. Curtis Guess officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Moriah Baptist … Read more

The Civil War – Tennessee Activity and Emancipation

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The closing days of 1862 and the first day of 1863 brought victory, defeat, and freedom. Two Tennessee battles had opposite outcomes. Parker’s Cross Roads added to the reputation and boldness of Nathan B. Forrest. The … Read more

MCS hosts annual Family Heritage Celebration

By Press Reports

The Miller-Coleman-Satterfield Foundation, Inc. hosted its annual Family Heritage Celebration to honor widows and widowers in the community. This year’s theme was “Celebrating the Legacy of the Past as a Foundation for the Future.”

Rev. Tyrone Edward … Read more

BSF holds coalition meeting

By Press Reports

The Building Strong Families (BSF) quarterly coalition meeting was held Friday at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville, MS; the crowd of 32 people included community leaders from Oktibbeha, Choctaw and Winston Counties.

The coalition was created to … Read more

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Jan. 3 The VFW will meet on Thursday, January 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place in Ackerman.

Revival at Maben Church of God Jan. 6-9 Bishop Levell Kelly invites everyone to revival at Maben Church of God … Read more

Miller donates sermons to MCS Foundation

By Press Reports

The Miller-Coleman-Satterfield Foundation, Inc. hosted a “Family Fun Festival” to celebrate the unity of the family and emphasize the importance of remembering our heritage. Families traveled from Jackson, Holly Springs, McCool, West Point, Southhaven, Ethel, Kosciusko, Weir … Read more