Letters to the editor

Response to earlier letter In response to your reader Elmetra Patterson’s opinions of 9-28, the first republican president brought about emancipation, the civil war was between Democrats and Republicans, with Republicans opposing slavery and outlawing it through the 13th amendment.…

Jail docket

Jail Docket (10/20 – 10/27/2016) Elifateen Rice, 10/21/85, seatbelt violation/DUI refusal or inability to submit, 10/21/16 Jeremy C Reed, 9/8/86, no insurance/open container, 10/22/16 Charles O Williamson, 8/12/83, contempt of court, 10/24/16 Demetrius M Spears, 2/5/89, poss. of weapon by…

Obituaries

Mrs. Rosie Lee Carter Lewis October 24, 2016 Funeral services for Mrs. Rosie Lee Carter Lewis, 80, were held on Saturday, October 29, 2016; at Mt. Olive M.B. Church in Macon at 11 a.m. Burial was also held at Mt.…

Prepare for Election Day by readying photo ID

By Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann   Election Day is just around the corner. Mississippians are undoubtedly preparing by researching the candidates, viewing a sample ballot, or determining in advance the location of their polling place. Every voter registered by…