Rev. Ozie Wattleton celebrating 80 years in Ministry

March 14, 2013 in Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


On Sunday, March 10, The Crossroads Church of God celebrated the anniversary of 80 years of ministry for Rev. Ozie G. Wattleton, who began preaching at the age of 17 in Farmhaven, Miss., where she has retired.

“I grew up in and under the Word of God and never veered from it,” said Wattleton. And at the age of 97, she delivered what she called her last sermon titled “Tell Them….” Sunday, March 10….

W.K. Kellogg Foundation opens regional office in Jackson

February 7, 2013 in News, Top Stories

Demonstrates commitment to Mississippi’s and New Orleans’ vulnerable children

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) held a reception Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, with the Mississippi Children’s Museum as the venue, where its officials came to town to launch the opening of the Foundation’s Jackson office, at Capital Towers, 125 S. Congress….

School’s chief pushes equity, inclusion

May 30, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

OCEAN SPRINGS – (AP) Ocean Springs schools Superintendent Robert Hirsch spoke no English when he began school in Columbus, Ga., at the age of 5. The son of an unwed […]