From press & staff reports
More than a dozen counties have agreed to continue using state inmates in a work program without reimbursement from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
The department plans to phase out the current Joint State County … Read more
From press and staff reports
Health Education Center/First Unity Health Ministry would like to thank everyone for attending its first motivation Back to School Bash on Aug. 1, 2015. The program was a great success because of all who attended.… Read more
By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce
Four projects have been awarded funding through the 2015 First Impressions Grant program.
Over $9,000 will be spent to stimulate community improvement in Choctaw County.… Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
On Tuesday, August 18, the Town of French Camp will be holding a special election to replace a vacant Alderman position.
Qualifying documentation for the vacant position was to be submitted by potential candidates … Read more
By Roy D. Hawkins
As soon as it felt the hook, the monster took off on a run that stripped my fly reel of all its line and a good part of the backing. In recent years, a great deal … Read more
From press reports
Look up the next time you’re in Broken Wings’ Thrift Store and see the new banners featuring the WORKS OF MERCY.
For the last 2 years you have seen the CIRCLES OF PEACE series…and now they are … Read more
French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, August 11, noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church.
The speaker will be Carolyn Scoggins Rodgers who will be sharing stories of “The Three Sisters: Erline Crowder, Christine Scoggins, and Ruby Stevens,” … Read more
ICC recognizes Lemire
Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2015 include Kelsey Lemire of Weir, Academic, Special Achievement. … Read more
By Austin Bishop
LAFAYETTE, LA — It’s more than a 325 mile drive from Ackerman, Miss. to Lafayette, La., but that doesn’t keep sophomore University of Louisiana Lafayette defensive lineman Taboris Lee from feeling like he is at … Read more
From press reports
Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock of Louisville died Thursday, July 30, after a short battle with pancreatic and liver cancers. He was 74.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Grace … Read more