Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/06/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In “Hamlet: A User’s Guide,” Michael Pennington comments about the scene in which the audience sees Hamlet and Ophelia together for the first time, which is Act III, Scene 1.…

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground. In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still…

E911 Calls – 01/06/2016

Dec. 28 8:55 a.m., 18-wheeler blocking Natchez Trace Parkway; park rangers; Webster Sheriff’s Office respond. 11:45 a.m. dispute, South Dunn Street; Eupora Police Department responds. 11:47 a.m., cow in road, Hwy. 15, Maben; WSO responds. 1:31 p.m., medical, Hill Street;…

Obituaries – 01/06/2016

Janice Ruth McClain Dec. 28, 2015 Services for Janice Ruth McClain, 64, were Jan. 2, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with burial in Craig Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.

Legals – 01/06/2016

**** IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI EDWARD RAY MCKNIGHT V. MARY WYLIE AND MICHELLE WYLIE AND THE DEPT. OF HEALTH PETITIONER CAUSE NO. 2015-151 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION TO THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI