News

Jail Docket – 10/14/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 98 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports in the last two weeks.

9/30/15 Zachery Hatchett, b/m, 8/26/93, APD: improper equipment & suspended drivers license

10/1/15 Raven Robinson, b/f , 5/28/90, APD: suspended … Read more

EMCC takes 44-28 win over Holmes Community College

From School Reports

GOODMAN – Aiming for a fifth consecutive MACJC North Division title, the sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College claimed a 44-28 road victory over Holmes Community College Thursday evening at Ras Branch Field.
Winners of five … Read more

Kelly leads Ole Miss to 52-3 win over New Mexico State

From school reports

OXFORD – Ole Miss looked to get back on track against New Mexico State Saturday, and the Rebels did just that.

Junior signal caller Chad Kelly completed 24-of-33 passes for a career-high 384 yards and touchdown passes … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/14/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

From time to time readers of Vaughan’s Vocabulary will ask, “Where do you get your words?” “Well,” I respond, “they are words that I encounter from articles or books, or … Read more

Hunting Kansas pheasants over pointing dogs

By Roy D. Hawkins

It’s not supposed to rain in Kansas in October. In fact when I booked our hunt, Jeff Rader, owner and operator of Rader Lodge in Glenn Elder, assured me I could not be coming at a … Read more

FCE honor roll

French Camp Elementary School — 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Superintendent’s List: 1st Grade: Colin Carmichael, Ayden Clark, Bella Davis, Rebecca Gilbert, Amberlyn Hutchinson, Anderson Littlejohn; 2nd Grade: Olivia Browning, Rowan Dean, Knicholas Goins, Koleigh Griffin, Laura Brooke Myers, Bella … Read more

Editorial roundup – 10/14/15

One man, two votes
It’s pretty impressive that the initiative to make adequate school funding part of the state Constitution has attracted $2.6 million from three prominent education supporters.

The money has been given to the Better Schools, Better Jobs … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/14/15

3rd Annual Panhandle Community Day
Oct. 17
Oct. 17, Panhandle Community Center, 9 a.m. til 2 p.m. Local artists will be displaying their wares for sale including hand thrown pottery, wood crafts, seamstress, bakers, flea market items, antiques and collectibles. … Read more

ICC to host fall softball clinics

From school reports
FULTON — The Itawamba Community College softball program announced the dates for its fall pitching and hitting clinics for ages 13 to high school seniors at the ICC Indoor Practice Facility on the Fulton Campus.… Read more