From school reports
The Holmes Community College Bulldogs fell to 9-6 overall Friday at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson with a 15-14 10-inning loss to the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears.
Holmes was scheduled to play at East Mississippi on Tuesday. … Read more
By David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialist
Allow the soil to dry before working in the garden.
If you have to get out to harvest or plant during the non-raining intervals keep your feet in the furrows. Walking upon or disturbing … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
In Spring 1864, General Grant ordered Major William Sherman to shutdown the war-making effort of the South.
By Christmas 1864, Sherman had crossed Georgia, arriving at Savannah, on the Georgia coast. In February 1865, he entered … Read more
All too preventable
The most difficult thing for any public official to do is tell his supporters something they don’t want to hear. Attorney General Eric Holder deserves credit for doing exactly that last week when he explained why there … Read more
Spring revival WBC March 18
Spring Revival will be held at Weir Baptist Church, located at 460 Main St., Weir MS., on March 15th through March 18, 2015. Sunday service times are 11 am and 6 pm. Weeknight services are … Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 86 miscellaneous incident reports and 22 incident offense reports in the last two weeks.
2/27/15 Ethan Fulce w/m 2/13/90 CSO expired tag, no insurance, poss of alcohol & DUI 1st
2/28/15 Cody Meaders b/m … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw County High School baseball team is set to open Region 5-3A baseball play this week when they visit Choctaw Central on Tuesday and then travel to Philadelphia High School on Friday.
The Chargers … Read more
Several area students will be formally inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at Itawamba Community College at 6 p.m., Mar. 19, in the Multi-Purpose Building at the Tupelo Campus.
The ceremony will include students who are members of both Upsilon Sigma, … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
Try the table technique for mastering vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need five columns and 21 rows to begin with, and as you add … Read more
House members faced another major deadline this past week as we continued to address Senate bills on the House floor. By Wednesday, the House was required to address all general, nonrevenue bills received from the Senate. If a Senate bill … Read more