Barrett vow renewal

The Barrett family cordially invites friends and family for a special day honoring the 50 years of marriage of Joe and Arlene Barrett as they renew their wedding vows. Saturday, the thirteenth of July, Two thousand and thirteen at 2 … Read more

Former ECCC Warrior Park Stevens mourned by hundreds

Several hundred mourners paid last respects to former East Central Community College football player Park Stevens who was laid to rest Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Columbus.

Stevens, 20, lost his life July 3 after … Read more

Father and sons enjoyed fishing at Dean Park

(By Elmetra Patterson)


Dean Park, the beautiful park on Hwy 15 South in the Center Ridge Community, has a lot of activities going on this summer. Eric McCarter, Sr. with sons Eric, Jr. and Nigel came from Starkville to … Read more

Chancellor competes with notable success

Dale Chancellor of Macon, MS, recently competed in the MS High School Rodeo Finals in Hattisburg. MS. Only the top four in each event advance to the National Finals in Rock Springs, Wyoming, scheduled for late July. At the national … Read more

Military notes- Correction

Army Spec. Stephen J. Thames

Army Spec. Stephen J. Thames has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, … Read more