From Press Reports
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is holding “Tomato Battles” in Webster, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lowndes, Marshall, Oktibbeha, Prentiss and Union counties.
Scott Cagle, Chickasaw County coordinator for the MSU Extension Service, said the competitions are designed to … Read more
WED, APRIL 29
6 pm. — Ole Miss at Mississippi Valley State
THURSDAY, APRIL 30
5:30 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Starkville Christian
College Baseball… Read more
Concerns over Kemper Mine
By Wyatt Emmerich
Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchased a natural gas electricity plant in Ackerman, just an hour’s drive from the $7 billion Kemper power plant.
The Ackerman gas plant, which sold for … Read more
Care transitions occur when a patient moves from one health care provider or setting to another. Nationwide, nearly one in five Medicare patients discharged from a hospital are readmitted within 30 days, at a cost of over $26 … Read more
From school reports
The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog season came to an end at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville Saturday afternoon with a 10-0 loss to the Lady Bobcats in the best-of-three MACJC Playoffs. With the loss, the … Read more
From Press & Staff Reports
Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 885 into law on March 26 at the state Capitol.
The measure requires insurance plans to provide coverage for autism treatment, including Applied Behavior Analysis therapy. ABA therapy is … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
Recently I came upon the word cynosure, pronounced “SIGH-nuh-sure” or “SIN-uh-sure.”
This noun means something that gets attention because of its brilliance and interest. Something that provides guidance or direction … Read more
Suretha Sandiford Brooks … Read more
Frances K. Martin
April 20, 2015
Services for Frances K. Martin, 82, of Ackerman were April, 24, 2015, at Weir Baptist Church with the Rev. Jared Busby officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery near Weir.
She was born Sept. … Read more
Kimberly Ann “Kim” Vickers … Read more