Category: News

Post Offices ready for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Post Offices nationwide will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month in October through the sales of Breast Cancer Research First-Class Semipostal stamps. And none are more excited and motivated than those in the Mississippi District, where customers have purchased more … Read more

ECCC to offer GED ready practice test for $1  

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering the GED Ready practice test for $1 through Oct. 31, 2015, in a special back-to-school promotion.

Ryan Clarke, director of Adult Basic Education/GED Testing at ECCC, said that students who take the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/30/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 1
Prep Softball
5/6 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater
5:30/6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora
Junior College Football
6:30 p.m. — Hinds at East Central
7 p.m. — EMCC at Jones County JC… Read more

Jail Docket – 09/30/15

September 15, 2015
Grant, Brian, L-16 Gladney, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
Quinn, Jason K., L-4 Gram, Burglary.

September 16, 2015
Bramett, Stacy, Capt. Eichelburger, Old Fines.
Clemons, Monico, L-12 Miller, FTA Hold for Columbus.

September 17, 2015… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/30/15

Water’s getting more expensive
The Associated Press has produced a package of stories that make it clear America is facing some expensive problems in providing what everyone takes for granted: fresh water.

Though the AP report tends to focus on … Read more

Green to represent in pageant

Miss Reyla Green, age 9, daughter of TSgt Samuel Green and Mrs. Krystle Green of Montgomery, has been selected to represent Alabama at the 2015 Miss American Sweetheart Pageant.

As the Miss Alabama Sweetheart, Reyla will be attending the National … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 09/30/15

Flag thoughts
I am a son of God, resurrected spirit being, that is housed in a body of black descent that was born into this realm in the State of Mississippi in the early 1940’s. I am writing this letter … Read more

Three County Governor’s Job Fair set for Oct. 29

From press reports

Ackerman, MS —Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties in Mississippi will host a Governor’s Job Fair at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman MS, announced Adam Todd, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network.

The job fair … Read more

Granny’s Brunswick Stew and Fall Desserts from Brock

I would love to share my late grandmother’s stew recipe with you this week…One of my very beloved recipes originated from my late grandmother (my daddy’s mother, Zane Eaves Rogers) who was probably one of the finest cooks in the … Read more

Memories of Our County – 09/30/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Sunday Clothes
The first thing we did when we came home from school  or anywhere was to change our clothes. We had clothes that we wore to school and … Read more