East Mississippi Community College held 2014 fall graduation ceremonies Dec. 12 at its Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses. The ceremonies included students who graduated during the summer and fall semesters at the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval … Read more
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by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce
The 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza is going strong. Stop by the Choctaw Animal Clinic, Forget Me Not Florist, Guns and Roses Pawn Shop, Main Street Fabrics, Southern Charm and Tonya Barlow Jewelry for … Read more
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17
Men’s College Basketball
6 p.m. — Arkansas State at Mississippi State
Women’s College Basketball
11 a.m. — Mississippi State at … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
I encourage you to visit the website titled Reader’s Digest: Word Power. This webpage provides vocabulary building words from the monthly family magazine’s “Word Power” column, audio pronunciations of each … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
Confederate General John Bell Hood was determined to rid Georgia of General William Sherman. He had failed so far, suffering a terrible defeat at Franklin in late November. Despite the loss, Hood continued toward Nashville, arriving … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Chargers of Choctaw County High School posted four wins last week to move their record to 7-1 on the season.
The CCHS boys opened the week with a 60-33 win over Eupora on … Read more
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill
God love is like a red Amarylis plant it beautiful to the one who behold it. Thank you heavenly father for your son Jesus Christ I will forever praise your Holy name!!!… Read more
Toy Drive for Blair Batson Children’s Hospital Dec. 18
New toys for newborn to high school aged children are being collected to create gift bags-“Santa bags”-for patients hospitalized at Blair Batson Children’s Hospital over the holidays. These bags are delivered, … Read more
From Press and Staff Reports
Thousands of taxpayers, including some in Webster County, have been the target of phone calls in the “largest-ever” phone fraud scam from scammers calling, impersonating IRS agents.
This phone scam is just one of the … Read more