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Conservation Corner

 Today’s energy prices have everyone looking for ways to cut costs. One often-overlooked way of reducing energy costs is through landscaping, and now is a great time to do it.

Food for Thought


What can wash away my sins? Nothing but the blood of Jesus.” (Hymn by Robert Lowry, 1876) This song has rung out from among congregations and choirs. It never gets old because it sums up the majesty of the gospel with brevity and beauty.

Legislative Review

With general House Bills out of the way, representatives began working on House Appropriations Bills, which will determine how much money is given to various state organizations.



Steve McKenna, 79, of Pachuta, Mississippi, passed away peacefully on Sunday,

January 28, 2018 at the Rush Foundation Hospital. Born in Pritchard, Alabama to William Duncan McKenna and Lillie Saxon McKenna.

Norma Hall Combest

Norma Hall Combest, 86, of Marion, MS, passed away on February 5, 2018, at Bedford Care Center. She was born on August 16, 1931, to Edgar and Lena (Millican) Hall in Monroe County, MS.

Renee Slay Booth

Renee Slay Booth, 49, of Madison, MS passed away on February 19, 2018 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Renee was born in Quitman, MS on March 13, 1968 to Patricia Waller Slay and Robert Bryant Slay.