Editorial roundup

Home cooking: Will it stand? Former state Rep. Bo Eaton was a victim of political “home cooking” early this year when his fellow House members voted to overturn the Democrat’s re-election and instead seat his Republican challenger, Mark Tullos. Before…

Letter to editor

December Greetings Well, here we are again, at the beginning of the most celebrated month of the year. December has to its credit, the beginning of winter on the 21st of the month and  Christmas Eve and Christmas on the…

Obituaries

Garry Ronyak Garry Alan Ronyak, 54, of Macon, MS passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Anderson Regional Hospital in Meridian, MS.  His funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Ellison Ridge Baptist…

Governor lifts partial burn ban

From Press Reports Effective Friday, Gov. Phil Bryant signed a proclamation to lift the partial state-level burn ban that has been in force since Oct. 11 and included Winston County. The Mississippi Forestry Commission requested the governor’s ban to be…