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SOUND OFF!!! – 10/14/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office
Serving those who served
By
Mark Bunn
SFC, USA (Retired)
Veterans Service Officer

I hope everyone has had a great summer and are ready for Fall, football, and hunting. We take our … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/14/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 15
Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia
Junior College Football
7 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC
7 p.m. — Holmes at Coahoma… Read more

Jail Docket – 10/14/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 98 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports in the last two weeks.

9/30/15 Zachery Hatchett, b/m, 8/26/93, APD: improper equipment & suspended drivers license

10/1/15 Raven Robinson, b/f , 5/28/90, APD: suspended … Read more

EMCC takes 44-28 win over Holmes Community College

From School Reports

GOODMAN – Aiming for a fifth consecutive MACJC North Division title, the sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College claimed a 44-28 road victory over Holmes Community College Thursday evening at Ras Branch Field.
Winners of five … Read more

Kelly leads Ole Miss to 52-3 win over New Mexico State

From school reports

OXFORD – Ole Miss looked to get back on track against New Mexico State Saturday, and the Rebels did just that.

Junior signal caller Chad Kelly completed 24-of-33 passes for a career-high 384 yards and touchdown passes … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/14/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

From time to time readers of Vaughan’s Vocabulary will ask, “Where do you get your words?” “Well,” I respond, “they are words that I encounter from articles or books, or … Read more

Hunting Kansas pheasants over pointing dogs

By Roy D. Hawkins

It’s not supposed to rain in Kansas in October. In fact when I booked our hunt, Jeff Rader, owner and operator of Rader Lodge in Glenn Elder, assured me I could not be coming at a … Read more

FCE honor roll

French Camp Elementary School — 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Superintendent’s List: 1st Grade: Colin Carmichael, Ayden Clark, Bella Davis, Rebecca Gilbert, Amberlyn Hutchinson, Anderson Littlejohn; 2nd Grade: Olivia Browning, Rowan Dean, Knicholas Goins, Koleigh Griffin, Laura Brooke Myers, Bella … Read more

Editorial roundup – 10/14/15

One man, two votes
It’s pretty impressive that the initiative to make adequate school funding part of the state Constitution has attracted $2.6 million from three prominent education supporters.

The money has been given to the Better Schools, Better Jobs … Read more