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In Our Community – 08/05/15

God’s Love
by Evangelist Francie Hemphill
God love is like a summer rain, it releases the cool breeze on a hot day. Thank you Heavenly Father for all the gifts that you give us. Revive ours souls we need a … Read more

Field day set for fruit, vegetable producers

VERONA, Miss. — The North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona will hold a summer field day for fruit and vegetable producers on Aug. 26 at 7 a.m.

Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. The event will begin with … Read more

Former Holmes star takes honor

From special reports

The NJCAA presented former Holmes baseball player Chad McNeil with a wooden bat signifying his 2015 NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award.

Selections – based on the highest batting average in each district – … Read more

Editorial roundup – 08/05/15

EPA plan unites political foes

By Charlie Dunagin
Editor McComb Enterprise Journal

It’s not very often you see the  only Democrat in Mississippi’s congressional delegation aligned with the congressional Republicans and Gov. Phil Bryant in condemning a directive from the … Read more

Supervisors accept parking lot project bid

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors made a decision regarding the upcoming nursing home and hospital parking lot projects during its July 31 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom at 9 a.m.… Read more

The Civil War – History of 33rd Mississippi Infantry Part 2

Submitted By C.J. Johnson

Colonel Hurst was reported in command of the regiment in January, Lieut.-Col. Drake in February, 1864. General Sherman advanced from Vicksburg to Meridian in February, and Loring’s and French’s Divisions, under General Polk, retreated to Demopolis, … Read more

High School football practice officially gets started

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

High school football practice officially got underway in Mississippi this week with both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy taking to the practice field.

The first day Mississippi High School Activities Association Schools … Read more

Legals – 08/05/15

NOTICE OF SALE

The Town of Weir will accept sealed bids up until 5:00 p.m. on August 11th 2015, for the sale of a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria VIN #2FAP71WXYX163047. The Town has the right to refuse any and all … Read more

Obituaries – 08/05/15

Mr. Walker L. Kemp, Jr.
August 1, 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Walker L. Kemp, Jr., 86, were held at Ackerman Church of Christ on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 1 p.m. Guyton Montgomery officiated. Burial at Enon Cemetery in … Read more