Category: News

Does Turkey really make you sleepy?

Turkeys have been the victim of awful rumors for many years – not the least of which regards their potent ability to induce coma in those that consume their meat every year at Thanksgiving. But is that really true? Can…

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

By Ron Aldridge Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions.   The results aren’t surprising. Only 8 percent had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21…

Nanih Waiya Honor roll

Nanih Waiya Attendance Center 1st 9 Weeks Honor Roll 1st Grade, Special Distinction: Kristen Barnhill, Baileigh Crowson, Caysen Dewberry, Addison Fulcher, Ryelee Fulcher, Talon Hanna, Sanjiya Hickman, Porter Howard, Hannah Mills, Leah Robinson, Rylee Vernon, Levi Yarbrough. Distinction: Justin Chandler,…

Blocked field goal hands MSU wild win over Arkansas

From school reports FAYETTEVILLE —  In a wild back and forth affair, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) outlasted Arkansas (6-4, 4-3) to win 51-50 on the road Saturday night. A potential game-winning field goal attempt by Arkansas was blocked by…

Military notes

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 1, 2015) Gunner’s Mate Seaman Trillany Sims, from Philadelphia, Miss., loads a powder cartridge into the 54-caliber MK 45 lightweight 5-inch gun aboard USS Porter (DDG 78) during a practice fire Nov. 1, 2015. Porter, an Arleigh…

Trash has its place: not on our roads  

JACKSON, MISS. – Have you ever been driving along a quiet back road with the windows down and the warm breeze blowing through your hair while thoughtfully admiring the late afternoon scenery surrounding you? You admire the gentle, rolling green…

Fair Honor roll

Fair Elementary School 1st 9 Weeks Honor Roll Honor Students Kindergarten: Kelyah Baker, Nathyler Ball, Keaton Boyd, Harley Estes, Javion Hathorn, Kentrell Haynes, Mariah Haynes, Mariah Haynes, Mariyah Metts, Carmello Moncrief, Josiah Nunn, Za’Niya Pace, Kamorah Pledge, Ja’Riya Robbins, Jalailah…

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds meeting

Submitted The Louisville Fortnightly Club met Thursday, November 13 at Woods Grocery. Hostess Mrs. Bob McLeod greeted members. Co-hostess Mrs. Dewitt Crawford was understandably absent because of family illness. Mrs. Beverly Woods and Mrs. Spring Moody, proprietors gave club members…

Fair Honor roll

Fair Elementary School 1st 9 Weeks Honor Roll Honor Students Kindergarten: Kelyah Baker, Nathyler Ball, Keaton Boyd, Harley Estes, Javion Hathorn, Kentrell Haynes, Mariah Haynes, Mariah Haynes, Mariyah Metts, Carmello Moncrief, Josiah Nunn, Za’Niya Pace, Kamorah Pledge, Ja’Riya Robbins, Jalailah…

Let’s be Neighbors – 11/25/15

Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community. Thanksgiving is upon us and the Mills family has much to be thankful for as three siblings on top of Mills Hill just before you reach Center Ridge UMC were hit…