Obituaries

Mr. Arnell “Buddy” Jenkins Funeral services for Mr. Arnell “Buddy” Jenkins were held at 2 PM Friday, December 21, 2012 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John Stephens officiating. Interment was in Golden Grove Cemetery inUnion, MS. John E.…

Calendar of Events

Kwanzaa celebration Dec. 28 WIN (Women in the NAACP) is presenting the African American Cultural Holiday, KWANZAA, on Friday, December 28, 2012, 6:00 P.M. at Mt. Sinai M.B. Church. The presenter is performing and visual artists, Sister Yomi (Renee “Abayomi”…

Antietam- Battle in the Cornfields

By Lynn Cunningham Antietam’s battlefield lies peaceful and serene today among the cornfields and monuments and markers, dedicated reminders of a fierce battle fought here 150 years ago. In 1862, September 17, these gentle hills and ravines were covered with…

Season of giving celebrated

Submitted Christmas is the season for sharing. Sparkling festive ribbons adorn gifts wrapped in holiday paper. But the real excitement is hidden within the shinny wrappings. Our curiosity is held captive by what is in the box. However, this is…