Forgot New Year’s? Today is the day to quit

Every January 1, people all over the world make New Year’s resolutions. Although New Year’s has come and gone, it’s not too late to quit. Why not get started today?

According to the CDC, nearly 7 out of 10 current … Read more

In Our Community – 01/28/15

New Beginnings
Lisa Harris
It is again time to change the calendars. A new year brings anticipation of a bright future. Will this be the year that I find Prince Charming? Will this be the year I return to a … Read more

Holmes men take control of MACJC North Division

From school reports

A 58-point second half helped the Holmes Community College Bulldogs gain sole possession of the North Division lead as Holmes knocked off visiting East Mississippi in Goodman Thursday night by the score of 90-80.

With the win, … Read more

Lady Chargers post back-to-back hoops victories

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School used relentless defensive pressure in the half court on Saturday morning to open the Mid-Mississippi Challenge with a solid 41-31 victory over Starkville Academy.

“We played … Read more

School Board holds January meeting

By Staff Reports

The Choctaw County School Board held their regularly scheduled meeting on January 12.

The following was approved in the discussion portion of their agenda:

-Discuss and make motion on financial reports.
-Discuss and make motion on a … Read more

Listening-The great challenge for 2015

From Ethen Gillespie

Whew, 2014 finally ended.

Another year of successes, failures, losses, achievements, disappointments, problems faced, problems resolved and unresolved has ended. As 2014 rolled to an end and 2015 began, I experienced a tremendous amount of angst because … Read more

Calendar of Event – 01/28/15

Bluegrass & Gospel concert, membership drive
Jan. 31
A Bluegrass and Gospel concert and membership drive for The Magnolia State Bluegrass Association will be held at the Sherwood Community Center located on Hwy 15, south of Mathiston, on Saturday, January … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/28/15

Men’s College Basketball
8 p.m. — Mississippi State at Ole Miss

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Grace Christian (Boys only)
Junior College Basketball
5/7 p.m. — Holmes at Northwest… Read more

The Magnolia State Bluegrass Association wants members

By Allen Baswell
Contributing Writer

It is safe to say that Mississippi can lay claim to different genres of music—including rock and roll as well as blues. While bluegrass gained its origins elsewhere, there is an interest in that style … Read more