Shirley Burnham, Author at Prentiss Headlight


Local cast puts on drama production

With a cast of over 50 local residents the live performance drama of Heaven’s Gates Hell’s Flames presenting the message of Jesus Christ in a ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Friday, December 27, 2019 4:18 pm


Robert Glynn Allen celebrates 99th birthday

Robert Glynn Allen of Carson celebrated his 99th birthday with a big party at Carson Baptist Church. Many friends and family attended the event. He ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:28 pm


Jones retires after 50 years of hospital service

Jefferson Davis Community Hospital gave the 50-year veteran employee Catha Jones a fond farewell reception to commemorate her retirement. A number of present and former ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Monday, August 19, 2019 7:49 am


‘We need Jesus and the A.F. Carraway store’

The A. F. Carraway Story marked its 100th anniversary by inviting its former and present patrons as well as new friends to join them in ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:09 am


A. F. Carraway celebrates 100 years

The children of Neil Burns invite the county to come celebrate A. F. Carraway Store’s 100th year anniversary in Bassfield May 4. Bassfield Mayor Pat ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:35 pm



“We need to do something to help children have a decent and respectable life. There is something you can give. Give back to your community ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:34 pm


Williams, Harrison celebrate 38 years in music ministry

For 38 years, Patricia Williams and June Harrison have played glorious music together at Prentiss Baptist Church. A concert will be held at the church ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:59 pm


November is adoption awareness month

For over two decades, National Adoption Awareness Month has been celebrated every November in communities across the country. We use this time particularly to raise ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:29 am


Bridges family rides out Hurricane Harvey in Texas

Born in Prentiss, Bradley Bridges did not live in JDC very long before the family moved to Texarkana and then Dallas where he grew up. ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:00 am


‘Whit’ heads back to class

In 1972 McComb native Bill “Whit” Whittington came to teach in the Jefferson Davis County school system with the idea he would not be here ... Read more

by Shirley Burnham, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:29 am

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