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

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/20/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Occasionally I like featuring challenging questions whose answers are vocabulary-building words. What’s the word that can be found right in the middle of the name of Uruguay’s capital that means … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/20/2016

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His Little Feet Choir
Apr. 20, 6:00 p.m., French Camp Presbyterian Church. Come see this International Children’s Choir. Free and open to the public. Details: or call … Read more

Chamber kicks off Membership Drive

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is growing and changing each year. Great things are happening in Choctaw County and we are proud to be a part of it.… Read more

Event late

Bluegrass Gospel Concert set
There will be a Bluegrass Gospel Concert at Mathiston United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 1st at 6 PM featuring Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers. … Read more

‘Mitchell Dental Cares’ event to be held May 6

From press reports

Mitchell Dental Clinic is out to change lives by offering free smiles to anyone who needs dental work, as they host the latest event for “Mitchell Dental Cares” on Friday, May 6th.

The public is invited to … Read more