CRMC Nursing Home honors volunteers

Chuck Bailey/Staff
Pictured (from left to right) Michael Bishop, Ellen Turnipseed, Glenda Whittington, Teresa Simpson, Millie Newman, Linda Reed, Jean Maness, Charles Maness, Ann McCool and Linda Rooks

From Staff Reports

National Volunteer Week was last week, April 10-16. The week is about recognizing volunteers and encouraging others to make a difference in the community.… Read more

Leading today; Building tomorrow


By Sylvia Dickson

Rising Son Retreat Center in French Camp, MS, is the official host site of the 2016 Central Mississippi Leadercast simulcast, Friday, May 6th.

Leadercast ( is the nation’s largest one day leadership event, full of helpful insight, … Read more

Spectacular Star Trails photographed


From press release

Here is a spectacular astrophotograph taken here at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! The image was taken by Stephen Winkler of Tupelo, Mississippi and is a composite of 175- 30 second exposures revealing star trails with … Read more

Choctaw County getting ready for baseball playoffs

Courtesy /Mike Robertson
Choctaw County’s Austin Telano dives into first on a pick-off attempt.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School were scheduled to close out their baseball regular season early this week when they visited Forest on Monday and hosted Kosciusko on Tuesday. The MHSAA Class 3A State … Read more

Past State Directors receive recognition

Members in attendance were (l to R) Latonya Hardy, Lasonja Hardy, Arnita Riley (president), Charlotte Miller and Virginia Thomas. (not pictured: Gloria Cotton).

From press reports

Charlotte Miller of McCool was among the Past State Directors honored at the Sigma / Zeta Mississippi State Leadership Conference held on February 26-28, 2016 in Jackson at the Marriott Hotel.… Read more



Billy Ganann enjoying a Sunday Afternoon horse race in Artesia with fellow friends.

The horse “Rocket” wasn’t used to the sightseeing pace Ganann … Read more

State FFA Contests

AEST pic at MSU

Members of the Choctaw County High School FFA members will soon be traveling out of state to compete in a national competition after recently participating in the State FFA Contests on Friday, April 8.… Read more

Lady Bulldogs close out season with 16-24-1 mark

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs ended their season Saturday with a split with the homestanding Lady Wildcats of Pearl River Community College. Holmes won the first game in eight innings, 4-0, and Pearl River won the … Read more