Pilot Founder’s Day recognized

On October 16, 1921 the forty Charter Members of Pilot International came together to sign the original Pilot Charter.

Two days later, buoyed by their excitement and their collective cause, they gathered again to dine, celebrate and conduct the first … Read more


Mr. Charles P. Smith

October 21, 2013

Funeral services for Mr. Charles P. Smith, 89, were held Wednesday October 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home with Reverend Donnie Davis officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near … Read more

OCC collection week is upcoming

From press reports


The 2013 Operation Christmas Child collection week is November 18 through 25.  Boxes are available at Penny’s From Heaven and the Winston Baptist Association.

Boxes may be filled with school supplies, small toys and games, books, … Read more

NRA’s Institute awards Sen. Giles Ward

Ward accepts his award with the help of his granddaughter.

Mississippi State Representative Andy Gipson (R-Braxton) and Mississippi State Senator Giles Ward (R-Louisville) both received the Defender of Freedom Award from the National Rifle Association’s (NRA’s) Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) this week in recognition of their legislative accomplishments in … Read more

Nanih Waiya fall festival a huge success




6 am came early for many volunteers of the Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park to get ready for the First Annual Nanih Waiya Fall Festival and Swamptown 5K.

It was also somewhat gloomy with rain in the … Read more