May 14 is the Pioneer Day at French Camp

By Sylvia Dickson

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, step back in time at Pioneer Day in French Camp, MS. Activities start at 9:00 and wrap up around 3:00. Admission to the festival is free.

Wander through the Natchez Trace Historic … Read more

A look at Mars:The Red Planet at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “MARS:The Red Planet!” This PowerPoint presentation will be given on Friday, May 13, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin … Read more

Breathe Deep: A message from tobacco free

By Keetha Mosley

MS Tobacco Free Coalition Of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties

This season is a wonderful time to be outdoors. Trees are budding and flowers are blooming. If you use tobacco and want to stop, the renewal around … Read more

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, MAY 5 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs College Baseball 6 p.m. — Missouri at MSU

FRIDAY, MAY 6 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs Prep Softball TBA — MHSAA Softball Playoffs Prep Track TBA — Class … Read more

Nearby veterans cemetery under construction

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson

The Winona Times

KILMICHAEL – In spring 2017, the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery will open — one of 268 national and state veteran cemeteries nationwide.

“It’s a huge deal,” said cemetery director Mark Lawson. “In … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 1, 1941

Famous Elsie Killed Not since Rin-Tin-Tin, the wonder dog of the movies has an animal gained more fame than Elsie, the Borden Jersey cow.

Featured in World … Read more