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Horse Park hosts diverse events

From Staff Reports

The Mississippi Horse Park hosts a number of diverse events each year and has a great economic impact, according to Executive Director Bricklee Miller.

Located at 869 E. Poorhouse Road outside Starkville, the Horse Park is a … Read more

In Our Community – 07/08/15

That’s Life
Ruth Nowlin

Just because I am chronically challenged does not mean I am about to give up, give in and roll over.  I still have a sane mind and still believe that right is right and wrong is … Read more

Hood added to confusion on the law

By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

What have Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and his staff had been doing for the weeks leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide? Sitting on their hands?

Ever since … Read more

Woodmen of the World adopts new service mark

From press reports

Effective June 1, 2015, Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society adopted the service mark WoodmenLifeSM in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The process began with the release of a 2011 nationwide survey by … Read more

Letters to the editor – 07/08/15

Caring for

I would like to share with you what My Mom and our family has come to love about, Brooklyn Hall, Personal Care Home in Mathiston.

This is “the place” the Lord had prepared for my dear Mother to … Read more

Supervisors hold hearing to temporarily close roads

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing regarding road closures during its regular meeting held on June 30 at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.

The meeting began with the approval of … Read more

August holds interesting challenge for FCA, CCHS

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While it will be the fourth week of the season before either of the two high school football teams in Choctaw County — French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School — play their first … Read more

Mississippi leads nation in smoke-free ordinances

From press reports

Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.

Last month, the 14 … Read more