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Area family raising money after cancer diagnosis

From Press reports Phillip Vaughn of Mathiston is an avid outdoorsman and doting father to his three daughters. He works hard to provide for his family, but unfortunately, a cancer diagnosis has limited his ability to work and support his…

First Impressions Grant applications due May 31

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be administering the First Impressions Grant Program with the support of the Choctaw County Economic Development District.  Grant applications can be requested by contacting the Chamber of…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Dept. filed 15 Incident Offense Reports and 74 Miscellaneous Incident reports this week. 4/25/17 Scott Dempsey, W/M, 5/21/61, CSO, malicious mischief, burglary, bench warrant/simple assault, & bench warrant/disorderly conduct. Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not…

Southern Cross submits route plan

From press reports Southern Cross Transmission filed a petition with the Mississippi Public Service Commission on Tuesday formally proposing a route for the company’s 400-mile, 500-kilovolt wind energy line. The next step is for the Public Service Commission to OK…

Give young wildlife space to learn, grow

By Leslie Burger MSU Extension Service Spring is a glorious time of year. Flowers and leaves are not the only signs of new life. Plenty of food and warmer weather make this the perfect time for wildlife to mate and…

Local trooper competes in Boston Marathon

From Press & Staff Reports Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G was proud to have one of its own troopers compete in the Boston Marathon on April 17 and finish in the top 10 percent of the historical race with a…