A middle ground on state inmates
Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher has made a counteroffer to those counties grousing about his plan to transfer 1,000 inmates from their jails to the state’s underutilized community work centers.
These counties can keep … Read more
From special reports
Mississippi’s US Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker have both cosponsored legislation to help private landowners keep their land in working forest, farmland and habitat. The announcement was made today by the Mississippi Land Trust, the North … Read more
by Tom L. Gregory
Many years ago there was this musical group called the Five Man Electrical Band that recorded a little song that had the chorus “Signs, signs everywhere there’s signs. Blocking out the scenery. Breaking my mind. Do … Read more
The following area students were named to the President’s List for the spring 2015 semester:
Tiffany Dora of Louiville, MS, 39339,
Lauren Fancher of McCool, MS, 39108,
Sade Harris of Louisville, MS, 39339,
Chelsie Paschal of Louisville, MS, 39339,
Jessie … Read more
By James L. Cummins
Special to the Journal
The arrival of spring and summer is accompanied by more outdoor activities, especially water activities. Along with this increase in outdoor activity comes an increase in encounters with reptiles. And when it … Read more
Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.
The first weekend in June a Reunion of the Clay Family was celebrated with a buffet supper on Friday night in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata, a fish … Read more
From press reports
The Nanih Waiya Community Park Project will host a ground breaking ceremony June 25 at 4:30 p.m. at the park.
The community park is a 15-acre property being developed by Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park.… Read more
Felin Houston McAdory, Jr.… Read more