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That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin A few weeks ago the week was “Military Child” week.  I read this on line and want to share with you before I tell you about a special military child, my Piper. “I’m a Military…

Editorial roundup

Prepare for First grandma president For 11 months, billionaire Donald Trump has upended conventional wisdom in his inexorable and unconventional march toward the Republican nomination for president. When the GOP field was so crowded that you couldn’t get all the…

Fiddle Contest to be held at Pine Tree Fest

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce One of the unique features of the Pine Tree Music Fest is the Billy Joe Box Fiddle Contest. This year will be the third year and we are looking for contestants. The Billy…

Obituaries

Michael Homer Box Jr. May 4, 2016 Services for Michael Homer Box Sr., 65, were May 9, 2016, at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County near Mathiston. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born April 5, 1961,…

‘Family Fun Day’ to support adoption Saturday

From Press Reports A “Family Fun Day” to support adoption will be from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Wood College in Mathiston. Hosting the event and Chris and Kelley Chandler, Brian and Meredith Woodard, and Brad and Dana Huffman. “Come…