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Deer hunters increase donations to charities

From Miss. Wildlife Federation Reports During the 2015-2016 deer season, Mississippi hunters donated over 12,000 pounds of ground venison to those in need through the Hunter’s Harvest program of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. This year’s totals represent a 4,000-pound increase…

Consider motivations for buying local food

By Beth Baker MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — As the movement toward buying local food continues to grow, consumers may wonder if this trend is actually benefiting the environment. A 2011 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Survey reported that consumers…

Holmes baseball takes 16-16 record

From school reports The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up a MACJC split against Northeast Mississippi last Tuesday, and then followed that up with a home split against Hinds on Saturday. The Bulldogs, who are now 16-16 overall and 7-9…

News of YesterYear – 04/13/2016

Thirty-Nine years ago this week–From the files of the April 7, 1977 Choctaw Plaindealer A Tribute To Aunt Gussie She is a large woman, at least six feet tall and she can lift an ax as well as most men.…

Jail Docket – 04/13/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 37 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports last week. 4/3/16 Kevin Bramlett W/M 8/14/80 CSO Phone Harassment 4/4/16 Benjamin Baber B/M 9/7/88 CSO Bench Warrant/Driving w/Susp. D.L. & Bench

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/13/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently Lauren Stewart of American Family Radio (AFR) used the word tucket, a new word to me. You’ll see that word in this week’s quiz.

Letters to the Editor – 04/13/2016

A thank you We would like to thank each and every person who donated cakes, participated in the cakewalk, auction, sold pork plates and Boston butts. We would also like to thank those who worked in the kitchen. Took a…