Editorial Roundup – 02/17/2016

Manning’s beer blunder By TIM KALICH Greenwood Commonwealth Although Peyton Manning’s skills as a quarterback have declined with age and injuries, his aptitude as a pitchman hasn’t. It was a little cheesy of him, after winning his second Super Bowl…

Calendar of Events – 02/17/2016

Stroke Support Group Feb. 17, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Oktibbeha County Hospital Community Room, Starkville. This support group helps patients who have experienced communicative, cognitive or swallowing difficulties as a result of stroke. This program is free and open to the public,…

News of Yesteryear – 02/17/2016

Three years ago this week–From the files of the February 13, 2013, Choctaw Plaindealer Supervisors to restructure bonds for 17.3 million By Amanda McBride The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved to restructure bonds for 17.3 million in their January…

Holmes CC sweeps a pair from Mississippi Delta

From school reports The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs scored 45 points in the opening half to jump out early in Thursday night’s MACJC North Division contest over Mississippi Delta Community College and went on to win 90-55.

School menus – 02/17/2016

School Menus (All Meals are Served with a Fresh Fruit Bowl, Juice and Milk) Choctaw County Breakfast (All Breakfasts are Served with Cereal and Graham Crackers)

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood At the beginning of the week, Governor Bryant signed into law the economic package that the House and Senate passed last week during the Special Session. Midnight on Monday, February 8, was the filing deadline for all…

E911 calls – 02/17/2016

Feb. 5 8:44 a.m., W. Northside Dr., Medical Call, EMS 10:00 p.m., Hwy. 12, Reckless Driver, APD 10:34 p.m., Tammy St., Medical Call, EMS, APD