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MORA to present 12 scholarships statewide

From press reports

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) will be presenting 12 scholarships in May to high school seniors across Mississippi who have a belief in the lifesaving and life improving gifts that organ, eye and tissue donation can … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/20/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 49 miscellaneous incident reports and 14 incident offense reports last week.

1/8/16 Ontario Fullilove B/M 12/20/82 CSO Trespassing & Phone Harassment… Read more

School menus – 01/20/2016

(All Meals are Served with a Fresh Fruit Bowl, Juice and Milk)

Choctaw County Breakfast
(All Breakfasts are Served with Cereal and Graham Crackers)
Wednesday, Jan. 20: Biscuits, Sausage or Chicken Patty
Thursday, Jan. 21: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Breakfast Burrito… Read more

Food plot seed available for wildlife enthusiasts

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more

Visiting Holmes sweeps two from Baton Rouge CC

From school reports

BATON ROUGE — The Holmes Community College men’s and women’s programs each went to double figure wins with wins over Baton Rouge Community College here last Thursday.

The Lady Bulldogs beat BRCC 69-49, while the HCC men … Read more

MSU pitching coach to headline ICC Leadoff Banquet

By Adam Gore
special Progress Times

MSU pitching coach Wes Johnson will be the featured guest at the 2016 Itawamba Community College Leadoff Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Dr. David C. Cole Student Services Building in Fulton.

The … Read more

FCA set to continue region hoops play

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Panthers and Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy were looking to pick up their first region wins of the basketball season this week when they hosted Montgomery County on Tuesday, before visiting Durant on … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/20/2016

Enterprise Open House
Jan. 22, 10 a.m. at the Depot in Eupora. There will also be a ribbon cutting of Congressman Trent Kelly’s Eupora Field Office.

Prayer Breakfast 2016
Jan. 23, 8:30 p.m. at Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church. Guest Speaker … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/20/2016

Hiding bad news

The federal government has this irritating habit of releasing bad news late on Friday afternoons. Its thinking, apparently, is that unfavorable disclosures will be, if not overlooked, at least downplayed because journalists and other watchdogs will be … Read more

In Our Community – 01/20/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

We are studying Psalms right now. I have admonished all that will listen to me (and they don’t for long) that if they began the day in the same manner that my better half and … Read more