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Maben Methodists visit sister church

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“You begin by expecting good things to happen.” ~ Thomas Hopkins

By Terry Harpole

Perhaps those words, said many years ago by Mr. Hopkins, should have been heeded, but for the members of Maben United Methodist Church and LaGrange UMC … Read more

Art Club

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Art Club meets on Tuesday afternoon at French Camp Elementary School… Read more

Woman with local ties to be part of Emmy’s event

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Raziela Designs, in association with The Artisan Group®, will participate in an invitation-only luxury pre-event celebrity gift lounge hosted by GBK Productions on September 18-19, 2015 at an exclusive location in Beverly Hills, California in honor of the Emmy nominees … Read more

FCA Panthers ready to move into Region 3-1A play

Photo Credits: Paige Rabun
Luke McKnight running the ball in an earlier game.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Nathan Wright is looking forward to Friday night.

The veteran French Camp Academy head football coach says it’s time for his team to get back to playing team’s more it’s talent-level after back-to-back losses to … Read more

FCE Chargers

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August Little Chargers at French Camp Elementary School
Each month the teachers at French Camp Elementary pick a boy and a girl in each grade who has shown good character traits.… Read more

Cotton Gin Festival set for Sept. 26

The Noxapater Community Alliance is gearing up for the annual Cotton Gin Festival. The festival date has be set for Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This year’s festival boasts of a car show, pageant, venders, and … Read more

Hosket tosses 3 TDs to lead East Central to 46-13 win

ECCC quarterback Jesse Hosket 
Photo by Mike Robertson

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

After a season of frustration, former French Camp Academy standout Jesse Hosket is enjoying the new football home he has found at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Hosket responded last Thursday by throwing a … Read more

Pet of week – 09/09/15

Spanky

Spanky is a 10 week old possible border collie mix. He is current on shots, dewormed and neutered. He is a very sweet and playful puppy. … Read more

MSU takes season-opening win over Southern Miss

From school reports

HATTIESBURG — Mississippi State (1-0) beat Southern Miss (0-1) 34-16 on Saturday night, opening the 2015 season with a road victory.

Turnovers stalled the Bulldogs early, allowing USM to double MSU’s time of possession for the night, … Read more