Monthly Archives: January 2014

Culinary Arts Classes use skills for a fund raiser

Sami Reed, Ashley Murphy, Terrell Evans, Hannah Staton,  Kaylin Trombley

From press reports

 

The Culinary Arts Classes at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center conducted a “Gift in a Jar” fundraiser.

Each jar contained ingredients needed to make one of five varieties of cookies.

Numerous skills learned in … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, named after Janus, who, in Roman mythology, was a god with two faces that looked in opposite directions. One of Janus’s faces looked to the … Read more

Jail Docket

12/20/13    BARBARA PARKER        W/F        1/20/50    APD       DUI OTHER

12/24/13     CHAKESHIA GLENN      B/F        2/29/84     CSO       PHONE HARASSMENT & SIMPLE ASSAULT

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed … Read more

Prison time can be counterproductive for many

Opinion

Last week, a legislative task force released a number of recommendations designed to be smarter about how Mississippi punishes adult offenders.

With an incarceration rate that is more than 70 percent higher than the national average, it’s clear that … Read more

Holmes returns to basketball action on Jan. 7

From combined reports

 

The Holmes Community College men’s basketball team heads into the 2014 portion of its schedule with a 7-2 overall mark and a 1-0 record in the MACJC North Division.

The Lady Bulldogs are 2-0 overall and … Read more

Sports schedules

THURS, JAN. 2

Men’s College Basketball

7 p.m. — Maryland Eastern Shore at MSU

Women’s College Basketball

6 p.m. — Missouri at Ole Miss

6 p.m. — MSU at Florida

FRIDAY, JAN. 3

Prep Basketball

TBA — Sam Dale Tournament … Read more

Yokohama job-seekers pack the auditorium at EMCC

MAYHEW – Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Saturday for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM).

Yokohama officials announced the selection of West Point … Read more

MAC Committee sponsors door decorating contest

By Press and Staff Reports

 

Pioneer Health Services of Choctaw MAC Committee sponsored a Christmas door decoration contest at the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw. The decorated doors were shown off during the recent Christmas Open House and the … Read more