Youth ChalleNGe Academy taking applications

From Press Reports Youth ChalleNGe Academy at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg is now taking applications for Class #46. Earn your high school diploma. Tuition is absolutely free. ChalleNGe features a structured environment, with a focus on job training, social skills…

Drought loans available for area farmers

From Press Reports “Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” James A. Love, FSA farm loan manager, said Sept. 7. According to Love , this authority is pursuant…

MAFP elects Simmons as president

From Press Reports The Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians elected Dr. Sue H. Simmons of Maben as the 2016 MAFP President on July 19. She was installed as president of the MAFP during its 67th Annual Scientific Assembly at the…

Woman with local ties earns medical degree

Melody Louise Bowen graduated with a doctor of medicine from the University of Macon in Georgia on May 6. She previously graduated from the University of Georgia. Bowen is doing her internship at Commonwealth Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Melody is…