Obituaries

Sam G. “Luther” Ables June 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Sam G. “Luther” Ables, 81, were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Rev. Jerry Lawson officiated. Burial followed in Enon … Read more

Ribbon cutting to be held at Cissy’s Gym

By Ellen Graves

Cissy’s Gym will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their first year of business on June 30, 2012 at 9a.mat their location on West Main Street in Ackerman. The celebration will continue until 3p.m.

Cissy’s Gym … Read more

Calendar of Events

NARFE to Meet June 28 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet on Thursday, June 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Highway 12 East in Starkville. The guest speaker will be Chip Reynolds who is the … Read more

JuneFest’s 5K winners announced

By Staff and Press Reports

The annual JuneFest 5k Run/Walk was held Saturday, June 9, with approximately 22 participants.

J.L McClure of Ackerman was the first to cross the finish line, followed by Timmy Farish in second place. Peyton Hunt … Read more

Trophies presented at 2012 Choctaw Cruiser

By Press Reports

The Choctaw Cruisers presented the following trophies to winners of their annual JuneFest Car Show, held on June 9. Walter Robinson-1st Place Fred Gunn-2nd Place Paul Allen-3rd Place Bolley Massey-3rd Place Tony Stedman-3rd Place Dennis Taylor-1st Place … Read more

The Civil War – Seven Days’ Battles

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On June 23, 1862, Lincoln took a train to West Point, NY to confer with retired General Winfield Scott¸ considered by the President to be an impartial consultant. Lincoln had doubts about George McClellan’s leadership and … Read more