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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,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/09/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary In June, when my wife and I became members of the First Baptist Church of Starkville, I learned that numerous individuals at FBC have been reading Vaughan’s Vocabulary for a…

Sound off! – 09/09/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office Serving those who served By Mark Bunn SFC, USA (Retired) Veterans Service Officer I hope everyone had a great summer and are looking forward to fall, hunting and football. Speaking of football,…

Itawamba set to host September baseball showcase

From school reports FULTON ‚Äì Itawamba Community College head baseball coach Rick Collier announced the program will host a showcase for upcoming junior and seniors on Saturday, Sept. 26 with registration starting at 10 a.m. with the showcase starting at…

Holmes CC rolls to first win of the season

From school reports GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up a 34-14 non-division win over the Pearl River Community College Wildcats and amassed 561 yards of offense and only gave the Wildcats less than 20 minutes of offense.…

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator MSU Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337 Prostate cancer is a cancer that develops in the prostate, a walnut gland found only in men. Some prostate cancers can grow and spread quickly, but most grow…

Reflections of the Universe at Rainwater

Submitted by Edwin Faughn Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “REFLECTIONS OF THE UNIVERSE”. This presentation will be given on Friday, September 11, 2015, starting at 7 p.m. by…

Editorial Roundup – 09/09/15

Highway havoc is on the rise The most recent report on U.S. highway fatalities was a disturbing and somewhat confusing bag. In the first six months of this year, traffic deaths were up 14 percent. Injuries were higher by a…