Gann-Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Gann III and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert E. Hunter are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children Julie Ann White and Dr. Stephen E. Hunter. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of…

Mrs. Susie Jones

Mrs. Susie Jones, 95, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 1, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at Friendship Baptist…

A family tradition continues

The Mississippi Press Association celebrated its 150th anniversary last week at the Golden Nugget casino in Biloxi. After the Mississippi Bar Association and the Mississippi State Medical Association, it is the oldest state professional association. Unlike the legal and medical…

Letter to the editor

“Fathers” of our country Only a day before July 1, 2016, Jane and I were having our daily devotional on the sun porch at our home in Columbus, Miss. Our garden of flowers adjacent to the sun porch “says” good…

Haynes attends program

Kiaa De’Shae Haynes of Louisville, a student at East Central Community College, attended prestigious leadership program. Kiaa De’Shae Haynes recently participated in the Mississippi NEW Leadership program. Haynes attends East Central Community College, where she is studying pre-nursing. She is…

Winston Plywood expected to help saw timber prices

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service RAYMOND, Miss. — An increase in housing starts in 2015 strengthened Mississippi’s timber industry, and stronger demand for sawtimber products used in construction are helping give the industry a boost this year. James Henderson,…