Archives for May 2017

Calhoun City mayor to be chosen next Tuesday

The lone contested mayor’s race in the county will be on the ballot next Tuesday, June 6.
[Read more...]

Police are right to insist they be told promptly

When is the correct time for law enforcement to intervene in an “investigation” at a school?
[Read more...]

Superintendent says BUES principal position will be filled next month; lot of moves by teachers approved

Sup. Mike Moore told the school board Tuesday night he’ll start interviewing candidates for the BUES job this month (June).
[Read more...]

Reminiscing and learning at Lake Tiak O’Khata and State of Region

To celebrate the end of the school year, we took a girls’ trip Friday to Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville.
[Read more...]

Addie Edwards

Addie Edwards of Calhoun City has been making shrimp over rice “a long, long time.” She first ate it at a Chinese Restaurant.
She tried and tried to make it, but it wasn’t until after she added the streak-o-lean that she “hit the nail on the head.”
[Read more...]

Mark Longino’s excitement spills over into his sermons

Mark Longino, a native of Jones County, was 19 years old when he surrendered to preach.
[Read more...]

Blues Marathon a big draw, but needs sponsors

Jackson’s highly acclaimed Mississippi Blues Marathon, which annually draws thousands of participants from all 50 states and several foreign countries, has been running for 10 years.
[Read more...]

Rep. Beckett joins NW Foundation Board

Beckett Joins NW BoardGale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome State Representative Jim Beckett (Miss. District 23) to the Foundation board of directors.                                                                                                     NW Photo by Julie Bauer

Don’t forget history, but live today

Morgan Freeman, celebrated actor and thoughtful person, says forget about it. Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, says if there are no markers where lynching took place there should be no monuments to those who fought to preserve slavery and injustice.
[Read more...]

‘City Seniors honor Tripp Macon prior to graduation

The CCHS class of 2017 presented Julia Macon with a desk that was her late son Tripp Macon’s when he was in second grade.

[Read more...]