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Former Mathiston town marshal charged  

Accused of embezzlement by public official From Press and Staff Reports The former Mathiston town marshal was arrested Friday on charges of five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official, Attorney General Jim Hood announced. Shane Box, 38, was…

Choctaw County Choirs receive superiors at state

By Sue Tarver CCHS Chorus Director All Choctaw County School Choirs were selected to go to the State Choir Contest in April 2016. These included the Junior High Girls’ Soprano and Alto choirs, the Junior High Boys’ and Girls’ Soprano,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary Every semester my students and I watch Hamlet: Prince of Denmark. Why is beautified a vile phrase? This question recently came to mind while we were watching Act II, Scene…

FCE honor roll

French Camp Elementary School Honor Roll for the Year 1st Grade Superintendent’s List: Colin Carmichael, Bella Davis, Rebecca Gilbert, Amberlyn Hutchinson, Anderson Littlejohn, Brianna Pollard. 2nd Grade Superintendent’s List: Haelee Black, Olivia Browning, Kaylin Chaney, Denaria. Coleman, Rowan Dean, Knicholas…

Grace Evangelical to provide VBS

By Mary Nell Coblenz Children and youth in the French Camp community have a treat in store June 14-17. A dynamic ministry team of youth and adults from Grace Evangelical Church in Memphis will be back for the 6th year in…

FCA Alumni Day held May 7

By Johnnie Henderson and Paige Rabun It was a TBS–Throw Back Saturday–Saturday, May 7, when French Camp Academy alumni from several states and all walks of life met and spent the beautiful, sunny day together. The business meeting, where more…

Area senior fair set for June 16

Senior adults and their families and friends can get a wealth of information on everything from health plans to financial planning at a special community event this month. The Senior Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 in…