12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza continues

Forget-Me-Not Florist was the winner of the Sip’N Cider tasting event held on December 12. The event was held as part of the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   There is still time to take advantage of the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza sales. The 12 days of sales and discounts will end December 23 at participating businesses. Each day a different…

Wicker tells MSU graduates to make positive impact

Graduates Kathy R. Rainey of West Point, Kameca L. Woodard of Weir, Marietta Porter of Starkville, and Cynthia D. Waldrip of Louisville enjoy celebrating their achievements at Mississippi State University’s commencement exercises Saturday. (Photo by Russ Houston)

From press reports   U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker told Mississippi State fall graduates Saturday [Dec. 14] that big things are expected from them, but that important contributions to society don’t always come with public acclaim. Wicker delivered the commencement…

Joyful Noise Quartet performs in Washington, D.C.

Joyful Noise Quartet along with their spouses and Congressman Alan Nunnelee pose for a photo while standing on the balcony of the Capital overlooking the site of every Presidential Inauguration since Ronald  Reagan.  Pictured (left to right) Linda King, Perry King, Congressman Alan Nunnelee, Anita Jenkins, Chris Jenkins, Carol Smith, and Buddy Smith. Submitted photo

By Press Reports   Joyful Noise Quartet, based out of Ackerman, participated in the 2013 Values Voter Summit held October 11-13 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Members of Joyful Noise Quartet are: Chris Jenkins, Anita Jenkins, Buddy…

Deer hunters need wild hog awareness

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications   PONTOTOC – Most deer hunters will not encounter wild hogs, but if they do, wildlife biologists want them to be prepared. At a recent wild hog seminar in Pontotoc, wildlife biologists emphasized the…

Obituaries

Mark Stephen Ford Funeral services for Mark Stephen Ford, 52, were held on December 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Mathiston, MS with Rev. Ralph Cain officiating. Interment was held at Double Springs Baptist Cemetery. Mr.…

Champions of Change awarded to WAC

By Staff and Press Reports   Weir Attendance Center recently received a “Champions of Change” award from the Mississippi Department of Education. They received this award for showcasing the greatest gains in closing achievement gaps for the students. “This is…