Choctaw County Charger Tre Brown visits MSU


Growing up just 30 miles down Highway 12 in Ackerman, it was always former Choctaw County Charger Tre Brown’s dream to play for Mississippi State.
Though he had to take a short detour, he’s going to … Read more

In our community

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin
I woke up at a little after one in the morning. He was thrashing about in his bed and crying out in a high-pitched voice. I rolled out, my feet scrambling for my old floppy … Read more

Letter to the editor

No sense about the sun
A town council in North Carolina rejected plans to rezone land for a solar farm after residents voiced fears it would cause cancer, stop plants from growing and suck up all the energy from the … Read more


Clifton ‘PeeWee’
Dec. 6, 2015
Graveside services with military honors for Clifton “PeeWee” Borel, 83, of Starkville were Dec. 12, 2015, at Moore Cemetery in Brooksville.
He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Louisiana. Mr. Borel was a retired … Read more

Choctaw County native Woods gains another state title

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Not long after Ricky Woods took the job as head football coach at Starkville High School earlier this year, one of his new players approached him.
“The first day we were in the weight room, he … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan
infrequently used words to strengthen your

During January, my Theatre Appreciation students and I will watch a recorded performance of William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV Part 1.” Before we watch each act, I will elucidate what the … Read more

In our community

God’s Love
Evangelist Francie Hemphill
God’s love is like a bouquet of long stem red roses, it is beautiful to the one who receives it. Thank you heavenly Father for your love. St. John 3:16 For God so loved the … Read more

Sports Schedule

College Basketball
8 p.m. — MSU at Florida State
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Clarkdale
6 p.m. — East Webster at Houlka
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Louisville … Read more

E911 Calls

Nov. 24
10:43 a.m., Hwy. 15, Livestock on Hwy., CSO
8:32 p.m., Murphy Dr., Dispute, CSO
8:38 p.m., Hwy. 9, MVA, CSO, APD, MHP 
Nov. 25
1:05 a.m., Chester St. Medical Call, EMS
5:27 a.m., Cherry St., Disturbance, APD
Nov.26… Read more