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Editorial – 03/18/2015

All too preventable

The most difficult thing for any public official to do is tell his supporters something they don’t want to hear. Attorney General Eric Holder deserves credit for doing exactly that last week when he explained why there … Read more

ECCC Lady Warriors sweep Baton Rouge

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team got the sweep over Baton Rouge Community College Monday, March 16, in Decatur. With the wins, ECCC improves to 19-5 overall and 5-3 in division play.

In game one, the Lady … Read more

Major bills get votes on House floor

House members faced another major deadline this past week as we continued to address Senate bills on the House floor. By Wednesday, the House was required to address all general, nonrevenue bills received from the Senate. If a Senate bill … Read more

Don’t work in your garden until soil is dry

By David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialist

Allow the soil to dry before working in the garden.

If you have to get out to harvest or plant during the non-raining intervals keep your feet in the furrows. Walking upon or disturbing … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors – 03/18/2015

Carolyn Mills, Provides a weekly view from the community.

March 9

Winston Guards #2643 local chapter of Mississippi Division of United Daughters of the Confederacy met in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata with Susan Jones and Frances Woodruff, … Read more

Observatory to host annual conference

From press reports

In a few weeks Rainwater Observatory will be hosting its annual MidSouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 15-18, 2015! This event attracts amateur and professional astronomers from around the country. It is held under one … Read more

Obituaries – 03/18/2015

Jessie James Triplett
Funeral services for Jessie James Triplett, 76, were held at 2 p.m., March 15 at Pleasant Grove U.M. Church . Rev. Roosevelt Gage officiated. Burial followed in the Oliver cemetery.

Jessie was a laborer and member of … Read more