Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/18/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Try the table technique for mastering vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to begin with, and as you add … Read more

Make a winning decision and quit tobacco use

Making the decision to quit using tobacco is difficult, but the choice is even harder without support. Moral support and expert help can make the difference between success and failure. The Mississippi Tobacco Quitline encourages smokers to join this year’s … Read more

Military notes – 11/18/15

PV1 Jacob Dendy
Army Pvt. Jacob W. Dendy has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction … Read more

High-scoring HCC Bulldogs picked up two wins last week

From school reports

Holmes Community College sophomore guard Daryl Macon poured in 35 points and pulled down 10 rebounds last Monday night as the 20th ranked Bulldogs defeated the Jones County Junior College Bobcats, 95-82, in overtime.

With the win, … Read more

Natchez Trace Parkway busy in 2015 with visitor amounts

From press reports

“During September 2015, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in the number of recreational visits over the 2014 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser.

“This year, 476,818 used the Parkway during September 2015 compared to 488,825 … Read more