Juneteenth Day set for June 6

From press reports

This year the Voters League will honor the memory of Claudell Weaver, the founder of the Juneteenth Day Celebration in Louisville with the annual event on June 6.

It was during her presidency that Juneteenth was started … Read more

DAR honors local Vietnam veterans

DAR Vietnam Veterans- Front Row is Billy Morgan, Tommie Jefcoat, Billy Metts, Marvin Hemphill, Tommy Hopkins, Garry Mayo, Bob Burks, and Royce Watkins. Back row is Walter Pitt, Billy Eaves, Mike Dowd, John Sharp, Glenn Peters, Wayne Parrish, Ray Bolton, David Taylor, and Larry Brantley.

The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently held a Welcome Home Celebration of Honor event for Vietnam veterans at the First United Methodist Church.

Seventeen Vietnam veterans were recognized personal as attendees … Read more

Women’s Club

Left to Right: Beth Aldridge, Diane Jackson, and Dana Stringer

Trip to Heartwood Industries

The Official Mississippi Women’s Club held its April meeting at Heartwood Industries in Star, … Read more


ECCC Students Receive MSU Scholarships
These sophomores at East Central Community College received transfer scholarships to attend … Read more

Health Tidbits – 06/03/15

Dr. Gentry

Dr. Dustin Gentry gives health tips.

It’s summertime in Mississippi and people everywhere are excited to finally go fishing, camping, hiking, and do other activities that can’t be enjoyed in colder weather. But if you live in Mississippi, you know … Read more