In Our Community – 12/30/2015

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

You know that I love to tell of things of my childhood and early years. The following is an excerpt of one of the most trying times in my childhood. I was 13 and change … Read more

Former CMI employees refute ‘personal agenda’

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA – Some former Central Mississippi Inc. employees are speaking out in response to a CMI board member’s claims that a “personal agenda” by some members of the community led … Read more

Keep safety in mind when riding ATVs

From NMMC-Eupora

The riding of all-terrain vehicles is a common everyday event in Mississippi. Although most individuals keep safety in mind, there are some who overlook the possible dangers.

Most individuals ride without helmets or have more than one rider … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/30/2015

Full Circle Knitting and Crochet Group
Nov. and Dec.
Full Circle is part of the Mississippi State University Extension and meets every Tuesday from 9:00-12:00. (During the 1st Tuesday of each month, Yarn Spinners Book Club joins the group from … Read more

Holmes football standouts sign scholarships

From school reports

GOODMAN — Four members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team inked with four-year universities last week.

Dre Massey, a sophomore from Greenville, S.C., will take his talents to the University of Florida Gators next season. … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/30/2015

WED, DEC. 30
Prep Basketball
TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered)
TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered)
College Football
2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.
Women’s … Read more

Chargers, Lady Chargers take part in Christmas tourney

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School went into this week’s action looking to remain undefeated as they took part in the East Webster Christmas Classic.

CCHS was set to take on Kosciusko on Monday. … Read more

News of Yesteryear

74 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK – From the files of the December 26, 1941, Choctaw Plaindealer:

Board Alderman – Ackerman, Mississippi, December 2, 1941. Be it remembered that on the above date the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the … Read more