Editorial roundup

State faces another high-tech bust Mississippi’s track record so far in bankrolling high-tech start-ups is not looking too good. A few years ago, it put $27.7 million into the Twin Creeks solar-panel plant in Tate County that quickly went bust.…

Board acts on 16th Section measures

From Staff Reports Sixteenth Section bids were among matters handled during a previous meeting of Webster County School Board. The board voted April 18 to advertise to take bids on three 16th Section hunting and fishing leases that are currently…

Obituaries

Linda Faye Foreman Callahan May 13, 2016 Services for Linda Faye Foreman Callahan, 56, will be at 10 a.m. May 19, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial will be Weir Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

By Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary My friend Dr. Tom Jenkins, the minister of music at First Baptist Church of Starkville, has asked me to sing a couple of secular songs and a gospel song…