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Holmes County native Dr. Jim Haffey named new HCC president

By Steve Diffey District Director of Communications

Newly-named Holmes Community College President Dr. Jim Haffey ...subscribers»

Central Holmes Homecoming set for Friday

Central Holmes Christian School will host the 2014 Homecoming ....subscribers»

Winners named in Invitational 4-H Poultry Chain Show held September 12

Friday's (Sept. 12) 4-H Poultry Chain Show in Lexington gave youth from Holmes, Sharkey Issaquena and Sunflower counties...subscribers»

9/11 memorial service remembered fallen heroes

A large crowd turned out on Thursday, September 11 at the Holmes County Courthouse in Lexington to "remember our fallen heroes". Holmes County Circuit Clerk Earline Wright-Hart was the program guide for the event that opened with Posting of Flags by local law enforcement officers John Teague and Patrick Davis....subscribers»

Durant to hold special election

The City of Durant will hold a runoff special election on Tuesday, September 23 ...subscribers»

Equipment thieves hit all over county

Thieves have robbed farm equipment valued at well over $100,000...subscribers»

Lexington sets special election

The City of Lexington will hold a special election on Tuesday,...subscribers»


Georgeville U.M. Church, out from Durant,...subscribers»

BBB Warns "Yellow Pages Scam Strikes Again"

Mississippi (September 12, 2014) Business owners, Beware! Scammers posing as representatives from the Yellow Pages are invoicing companies for advertising they never placed. A Jackson business owner contacted BBB serving Mississippi about an invoice they received for services that they did not receive or agree to....subscribers»
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Vol. 56 - Num. 38
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1745: A Scottish Jacobite army commanded by Lord George Murray routs the Royalist army of General Sir John Cope at Prestonpans.
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.