Obituary – Estelle Kinard Rogers

Mrs. Estelle Kinard Rogers, 94, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at her home in Louisville, MS. Graveside services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 24th, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Meridian, MS, with Rev. Mike Russell officiating. Interment … Read more

Obituary – Mr. David Lee Triplett

Funeral services for Mr. David Lee Triplett, 60, were held at 1 p.m., April 26 at Miller Chapel M.B. Church in Louisville. Rev. Derrick Johnson officiated.
Mr. Triplett was a member of Miller Chapel M.B. Church in Louisville. He died … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Virginia R. Copeland

Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia R. Copeland were held at 11 AM Friday, April 25, 2014 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Hubert Yates and Rev. David Hardy officiating. Interment will be in Bond Baptist Cemetery. John E. Stephens … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Ruby Joyce Steele

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Joyce Steele, 60, were held at 1 p.m., April 23 at Bethel M.B. Church in Louisville. Dr. Ivory McDaniel officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Steele was a retired teacher at Headstart. She … Read more

Editorial roundup

Use income, not race on admissions

As race becomes less of a factor in opportunity in American society, it is natural that the country would gravitate away from affirmative action programs that were designed to make up for the  inequities … Read more