Tree seedling order deadline is December 3

The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District is currently taking orders for trees to be distributed in 2016. Orders for seedlings must be placed before Thursday, December 3, 2015 The tree seedlings will be delivered in February so that…

E911 calls – 12/02/2015

Nov. 19 2:16 a.m., Unwanted Person, McMinn St., CSO, APD. 12:52 p.m., Dispute, Weir-Highpoint Rd., CSO. 1:14 p.m., Medical Call, Staff Rd., EMS.

MMA names Thomas 2015-2016 Chairman of the Board

From press reports Michael Thomas, Manager of Land, Government and Public Affairs of The North American Coal Corporation in Ackerman, has been named the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association Board of Directors.

EMCC’s Appeal of MACJC football ruling denied

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer SCOOBA — While East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Thomas Huebner says he believes according to the NJCAA’s own regulations his school’s football team should have been allowed to participate in the MACJC State Football…

HCC Bulldogs improve record to 7-0 on season

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs went to 7-0 on the season with an 88-74 non-division win over the Southern University-Shreveport Jaguars today in Goodman. Holmes will take time off for the Thanksgiving break. The Bulldogs will return to action on…

Editorial roundup – 12/2/15

Commissary prices are rip-off Is it not enough punishment for serious lawbreakers in Mississippi to lose their freedom? Does the state also have to rip them off by allowing vendors to charge exorbitant prices for snacks, toiletries and phone calls?