By the time this issue hits the streets, we will have consumed the Thanksgiving turkey, logged more than a hundred hours watching football, strung the Christmas lights everywhere, and spent considerable time making “to do” lists.
Today's Top Stories
The Moorhead Town and Country Bridge Club held its annual Christmas party at the home of Gail Oswalt. The club has met continuously twice a month since 1965. Shown in picture from left to right seated are Doris Steed, Carol Simmons, and former member Myrtle Holloway.
100 YEARS AGO,
CITY ELECTIONS; W. M. Lockhart was elected Mayor and the citizens could made no better choice. The Board of Aldermen for the next two years are D. F. Voorhees, J. D. Roe, W. R. French, J. H. Baker and E. A. Tanner.
The past several days have been filled with food, family, football, and shopping. Decorating was also another event that was enjoyed by friends and family. Although some have chosen the longevity of an artificial tree, others enjoy the natural beauty and smells of a fresh cut tree.
In a special call session of the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors on November 26, Attorney Johnny McWilliams informed the county lawmakers that a data entry error resulted in incorrect farmland values being entered into the tax assessor/collector computers for processing.
Two men with direct ties to Sunflower County lost their lives in separate vehicle accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Robert D. Walters was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on US49 in Sunflower County last Friday at 4:22 p.m.
Government efficiency is usually an oxymoron — that is, if the government is running something, it’s not likely to be very efficient.
But that doesn’t mean there can’t be less inefficiency in government. Pursuing such is a worthy endeavor for those in elected office or those hired for top-level government jobs.
Drew Amnesty Days
Girl Scout Troop 30099 recently gathered canned goods and ingredients for Thanksgiving dinners with choice of turkey or ham that were given to ten elderly families in the community. The troop, along with help from other community individuals, has made this a tradition for the past three years.
Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1111 Garrard Rd., will host their annual Scholarship Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday. Five graduates from Gentry High School will be awarded the Sarah H. Walker Scholarship! The speaker will be Rev. Adoris Turner.