Concord Church among county’s oldest

Concord Baptist Church, west of Ellard, turned 180 years old this year. The late Rev. L. E. Roane, wrote in his column in the CCJ in 1957, that Concord was the third oldest church in the county. First was Slate Spring in 1836, he wrote.
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Steve Poindexter’s love for Indian artifacts turns into unique hobby

Steve Poindexter has been infatuated by Indian artifacts and their history all his life.
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Whitten’s emergency prayer gets noticed

Laura Whitten of the Vardaman Fire Department was just doing what she was led to do, but the actions didn’t go unnoticed by many passersby.
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Preparations underway to make precincts safe; Absentee voting is underway

Absentee voting has begun for the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election featuring the race for U.S. President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, medical marijuana, and a new state flag for Mississippi.
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New Century’s chicken dinner is upcoming

AG and I had an uneventful week, thank goodness. At our age is it always good news when one can say that. We did take our usual weekend rides, but not near as far as we have in the past.
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Enjoying the arrival of fall

I hope the week has found everyone happy and healthy. I have really enjoyed these cooler temperatures. All I want to do is sit outside. It makes getting anything done difficult, but I just want to enjoy it. I love the fall and I’m so glad it’s getting here. The only problem is it doesn’t last long enough. We go from summer to winter too quick.
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Miss Terry to marry Mr. Lucius October 10

High school sweethearts Kristen Brook Terry and Spencer Lee “Garrett” Lucius are announcing their upcoming wedding.
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Prayer event to be held Saturday in Vardaman

Saturday, Sept. 26 is Global and National Day of Prayer in Washington, D.C.
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Calhoun Academy to celebrate Homecoming this week

Calhoun Academy will celebrate homecoming Friday with a theme of Moments and Memories.”

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Vardaman High School celebrates Homecoming

Vardaman High School celebrated Homecoming last week with the introduction of the court last Friday night.

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