Obituaries – 04/20/2016

Joe Allen Starnes
April 12, 2016
Services for Joe Allen Starnes, 76, of Sturgis were April 15, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Oktibbeha County near Sturgis.
He was born March … Read more

Obituaries – Mrs. Estelle McLaurin

Estelle McLaurin, 77, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Neshoba County Nursing Home in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Visitation was Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were … Read more

Two locals place in state ACT-SO event

Five local teens competed against students from across the state during the Mississippi NAACP ACT-SO competition held in Jackson March 12, 2016. Two of those ladies, Asia Eichelberger (left) and Alicia Hopkins (right) both placed and won medals. Alicia was awarded a silver medal in the drawing category, while Asia was awarded the bronze medal in contemporary vocal music. Asia is wearing her bronze medal in the photo. Congratulations to both ladies on a job well done.

From press & staff reports

Five local teens competed against students from across the state during the Mississippi NAACP ACT-SO competition held in Jackson March 12, 2016.

There were 25 categories of competition in the sciences, humanities, performing and visual … Read more