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