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Assists at State Capitol
Dade Bookout of Louisville recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff. … Read more

Temple Trilogy: Part II


Submitted by Jan Ballard
Mississippi State University Extension Service
Choctaw County

Excerpt from Goodreads, regarding A Rented World, by Merle Temple:

“One has to wonder how a hero, a white knight like Michael Parker, could ever be taken in and … Read more

Smith announces candidacy for Mississippi House of Representatives


Starkville native Mac Smith announced today that he will be a candidate in the Republican primary for the Mississippi House of Representatives in the 43rd District. This district includes Oktibbeha County and a portion of Winston County.… Read more

Mississippi State Hospital, Hudspeth Center honor Senators Carmichael and Ward

Pictured are (l to r) Kelly Breland, MSH Director of Support Services, East Mississippi State Hospital Assistant Director Larry McKnight, Senator Videt Carmichael, Senator Giles Ward and Hudspeth Regional Center Director Mike Harris.

WHITFIELD– Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at First Baptist Church in Jackson. Senators Videt Carmichael, District 33, Clarke and Lauderdale Counties, and Giles Ward, District 18, … Read more

Resident serves as teacher intern


Sade Harris of Louisville is a Mississippi University for Women teacher intern.

The teacher internship (formerly referred to as student teaching) is the major phase of a developing cumulative series of academic and professional courses and laboratory experiences designed to … Read more

Mississippi State Hospital, Hudspeth Center Honor Representative Evans

PHOTO ATTACHED : Pictured are (l to r) Representatives Brad A. Oberhousen and Michael T. Evans and MHS Director of Support Services Kelly Breland

WHITFIELD– Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at First Baptist Church in Jackson. Representatives Brad A. Oberhousen, District 73, Hinds County, and Michael T. Evans, District 43, … Read more

Town and Country Garden club hosts meeting

Brenda Jowers' railway garden with miniature trains and tracks and little nostaligia-style towns. Designed and built by Brenda and her husband David.

The Town & Country Garden club met January 15, 2015 in the lovely home of Mrs. Brenda Jowers. Noniene Keene served as Co-hostess. The meeting was called to order by President Sandra Culwell. Frances Pierce presented the inspiration entitled ‘Consolations’. … Read more

Ladies conference


Ladies Conference
March 6, 5:30 p.m.

Providence Baptist Church’s 9th Annual Ladies’ Conference will be held on Friday evening March 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Our program will feature Karen Peck and New River, a 3-time … Read more

Eiland Middle School to host Living Wax Museum

8th graders Reese Fulton and Beyoncé Triplett are portraying Attorney Richard Durr (Rosa Parks attorney) and Ruby Dee (famous actress) during the EMS Living Wax Museum on February 26 at 5pm

From press reports

On Thursday, February 26 at 5 p.m. Eiland Middle School students are presenting a living wax museum along with the Black History program.

The students will represent historical figures in dress, character, and provide visitors with a … Read more

REPM visits NW

(Left to Right) Gale Gregory, Headmaster of Grace Christian and former Nanih Waiya Principal with Joe Wylie, President of Winston County REPM

The Retired Educational Personnel of Winston County visited Nanih Waiya attendance Center for its February meeting on Feb. 5. The former educators heard from speaker Gale Gregory who spoke … Read more