The best schools in Mississippi tend to be in the wealthiest areas. Districts in places like Petal, Oxford and along the Gulf Coast serve communities with high property values that generate local tax dollars for education and with children who bring from home many of the tools needed for success.
Mississippi-based stocks enjoyed a nice year in 2019, outperforming both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500.
The publicly traded companies based in the state gained roughly 38 percent in value from Jan. 1 through Dec. 22 (the date of this writing).
“So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered, and she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” Luke 2:6-7 (NKJV)
Foxworth First Baptist Church Adult Choir Cantata, Dec. 22
Foxworth First Baptist Church invites you to its adult choir cantata at the 11 a.m. morning worship on Sunday, Dec. 22. The theme will be “Waiting for Christmas.” Director will be Ellen Ball.
Prentiss A. Pritchard
65 years ago, Dec. 23, 1954