Center for Appalachian Philanthropy adds facilitator

From press reports   The Center for Appalachian Philanthropy is pleased to introduce Brenda Johnson as the Mississippi Facilitator for the Strengthening Communities to Prevent Diabetes in Appalachia’s Vulnerable Populations, a program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and…

DSU’s Sullivan named Offensive Freshman of the Year

From press reports   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Head Coach and freshman signal caller highlight Delta State University’s Gulf South Conference accolades this year. The Statesmen also placed four on the 2013 All-GSC First Team and seven earned second-team accolades after…

An Ellison Ridge Thanksgiving: From ours to yours

We have always enjoyed Thanksgiving out here in the southern Mississippi pastureland.  We have always enjoyed it ever since I was or even was thought of! I always decorate for Christmas before my birthday, which is the week before Thanksgiving,…

Obituaries

Mr. Evon Stone Services for Evon Stone were held Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at 3 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Pender officiating. Burial followed in Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia…

Bible event seeks volunteers

From staff reports   Many would say that the Bible is the “most popular book in all of America,” yet Tommie J Wylie feels many may not have one to read. “You would think that everyone would have a Bible…

ECCC Concert Choir to perform Dec. 3

The ECCC Concert Choir will present its annual fall concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, in the sanctuary of Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. Selections include “Prelude” by Gjeilo,…