Scott County native, Dr. Christopher Gilmer has dedicated his professional life to higher education. His hard work has led to him accepting the position of president at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
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A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. — Robertson Davies.
Cold weather lead to tragedy last week ultimately causing a fatality in the city of Forest when a house was ingulfed by flames.
According to Forest Fire Chief Jason Tilman the fire occured on the evening of December 12.
Thanks to the citizens of Forest, The Forest Police Department was able to apprehend an alleged criminal.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will kick off the 2017 Christmas Travel Enforcement Period with a safety awareness initiative titled “Making It Home for the Holidays.”
Have you ever wondered how the flu is spread? Here are some facts about the influenza virus that is threatening the state today
By Francis P. Church, first published in
The New York Sun, 1897.
We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of The Sun:
By the time we visit in this space again Christmas will have come and gone. I was thinking about that last week on the drive in to work while listening to one of those radio stations that plays 24-hour Christmas music.
Announcements: The final day for the month of December We Care Mission Food Distribution in 2017 is Friday, December 22. Those eligible may register to pick up their food box from 10 a. m.-12 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.
When I awoke during the middle of the night, I felt a strange situation. The house had taken on a different type of cold....and I mean real cold.
As many of you know, falling has become a real and present danger around here. I must keep my walker with me and to watch where I am going, and my surroundings.