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Family Gathering

The annual Miles Cousins Dinner was held earlier this year, at the home of Mrs. Faye Coleman in Weir. W. A. Miles, only child of Winston Miles, Faye and brother John Miles Johnson, children of Stella Lela Miles Johnson, Bobbye…

Sports Schedules – 03/16/2016

THUR, MARCH 17 Prep Baseball 5:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Louisville Fast-Pitch Softball 3:30 p.m. — East Webster at Pontotoc 6 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Taylorsville

School Menus – 03/16/2016

(All Meals are Served with a Fresh Fruit Bowl, Juice and Milk) Choctaw County Breakfast (All Breakfasts are Served with Cereal and Graham Crackers) Monday, Mar.21: Sausage & Pancake on a Stick, Sausage Pizza Tuesday, Mar. 22: Breakfast Sliders, Cini…

Lady Bulldogs drop two to EMCC

From school reports The visiting Holmes Community College fast-pitch softball suffered two losses last week to East Mississippi Community College 8-4 and 5-1. With the losses, the Lady Bulldogs fell to 6-10-1. Holmes was set to host East Central on…

Chamber to host free Marketing Seminar

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce Are you looking for ways to market your business? Do you wish you knew the tricks to get customers to notice your social media posts? If you answered yes, then the Marketing to Grow Your…

Area Head Start reopenings delayed

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA — Since mid-January, seven Head Start centers have been reopened by interim administrator Community Development Institute Head Start; however, centers in Duck Hill and Vaiden, as well as three…

Dividing Summer and Fall blooming perennials

Submitted by Darrell Banks Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County Mature clumps of summer and fall blooming perennials can tend to outgrow their space and not bloom or perform as vigorously as they should. Now, is the time…

Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

Revival Mar. 16-18, 7:15 p.m., Shady Grove Baptist Church, French Camp. Pastor Rev. Roy Williams will lead the revival. MWF Annual Meeting Mar. 17, 10:00 a.m., Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson. Calling all members of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation.…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/16/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. “Search for Tomorrow” aired on CBS every weekday from Sept. 3, 1951, until March 26, 1982, and on NBC from March 29, 1982, until Dec. 26, 1986. I have a…

Letter to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Concerns over new football facility I have a few questions that are related to the Choctaw County School Board’s plan to purchase land and build a new football facility. Why was there a need for a special meeting to be…