By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Many city and county officials gathered on Main Street last Friday to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Mini’s Depot Diner restaurant owned by Diane Simpson.
Simpson, who was … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
In my Johnson family, I only know of one Johnson who was killed in service to our country – one of my grandfather’s younger brothers. Like many families, several in our family have served. I have … Read more
For the Progress-Times
A biography of Mathiston native Hugh Clegg will be released in June, according to the University Press of Mississippi.
The biography, “Troutmouth: The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg,” was written by retired University of Mississippi professor Ronald … Read more
May is Older Americans Month…
By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Many jokes are made about memory loss and aging, but finding ways to combat this inevitable mental decline is no laughing matter.
Experts say time is … Read more
By Mary Nell Coblentz
French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, June 2, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. (Note: The June meeting will be the first Tuesday rather than the second Tuesday of the month.)
The … Read more
By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams.
Creating … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary
Try my table technique of learning advanced words that you want in your vocabulary. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to … Read more
By Roy Hawkins
Nothing, absolutely nothing seemed right. I left home to squirrel hunt, but when I arrived at our club, the grass was too high, the fear of snakes too real, the trees too green, the weather too warm, … Read more
Focus Manor, a residential facility, continues to seek physically handicapped applicants as residents in this 14 large one bedroom apartments. The facility is scheduled to open on June 1, 2015. Applicants are not confined to Winston County. They can … Read more
From press reports
Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s list. To be eligible for such recognition a student … Read more