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Robert L. Benson Retires

L to R - Jerry Lawson, Kenny Clark, Terry Kemp, J.C. Butler, Tres Tipton, Bob Benson

By Mike Thomas

A retirement reception for Bob Benson, former Mine Manager at Mississippi Lignite Mining Company’s Red Hills Mine and President and CEO of North American Coal Corporation, was held Monday, September 28, at the Choctaw County Community Center. … Read more

Coalition to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

From Press Reports

Red Ribbon Week, one of the most effective campaigns for preventing tobacco use among youth, takes place Oct. 23–31. This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free.” The week is an opportunity for … Read more

No. 9 Co-Lin drops road game to Hinds, 33-26

From school reports
RAYMOND – The No. 9 Co-Lin Wolfpack scored two touchdowns in the final five minutes of the game, but it wasn’t enough as the Hinds Eagles held on for a 33-26 South Division victory on Thursday night … Read more

In Our Community – 10/14/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

She’s back! Like a bad penny I keep on turning up. Thought I was out of my favorite haunt (one of them), pounding the computer keys to thoughts in my head, but – I had … Read more

SOUND OFF!!! – 10/14/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office
Serving those who served
By
Mark Bunn
SFC, USA (Retired)
Veterans Service Officer

I hope everyone has had a great summer and are ready for Fall, football, and hunting. We take our … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/14/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 15
Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia
Junior College Football
7 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC
7 p.m. — Holmes at Coahoma… Read more

Jail Docket – 10/14/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 98 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports in the last two weeks.

9/30/15 Zachery Hatchett, b/m, 8/26/93, APD: improper equipment & suspended drivers license

10/1/15 Raven Robinson, b/f , 5/28/90, APD: suspended … Read more

EMCC takes 44-28 win over Holmes Community College

From School Reports

GOODMAN – Aiming for a fifth consecutive MACJC North Division title, the sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College claimed a 44-28 road victory over Holmes Community College Thursday evening at Ras Branch Field.
Winners of five … Read more

Kelly leads Ole Miss to 52-3 win over New Mexico State

From school reports

OXFORD – Ole Miss looked to get back on track against New Mexico State Saturday, and the Rebels did just that.

Junior signal caller Chad Kelly completed 24-of-33 passes for a career-high 384 yards and touchdown passes … Read more