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Mentors key to small business owner success

(Family Features) You have a compelling business model … ambition … entrepreneurial spirit. Add in a solid business plan and the necessary capital, and you may be well on your way toward launching a business. But before you take the … Read more

Mathiston Civic League active in December

By Betty Jeffcoats, President

Civic League of Mathiston

 

Mathiston’s 2013 Christmas Parade, which was held Dec. 14, was a huge success.

The theme for our parade was “A Christmas to Remember” and conjured up thoughts of Christmases past. Our … Read more

French Camp set to open division play this week

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Mission accomplished.

While the French Camp Academy boys and girls basketball teams may not have won as many games as they would have liked in last week’s Montgomery County Tournament, both squads were … Read more

Civil War – Letters from the home front

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

Mrs. Roy McCarty contributed two letters from John F. Porter to his parents and family during the War Between the States, which were published in Mrs. Virginia Carlisle’s book of Choctaw County history in 1997.… Read more

ICC honor roll

Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors lists for the 2013 fall semester.

Named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8-4.0 grade point average, were Courtney Nicole Horne and Taylor F. Vaughn, both of … Read more

Calendar of Events

NARFE Will Meet

Jan.16

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, January 16th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville.  Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30.  Dr. Van Lucas will be … Read more

New Calendars

By Lisa Harris

The time has come once again to buy new calendars to mark the passing days of the New Year. Memories of the previous year’s blessings linger in our thoughts as we hope for a bright tomorrow. My … Read more

Chargers in Charge

Ackerman Elementary School announces the December Chargers in Charge:
Pre-K: Gage Burdine, Chesley Huffman, Jayden Hayes, Destiny Martin
Kindergarten: Daygan Crowley, Ashley Murphy, Azaria McGee, Adelynn Lane
1st Grade: Avery Cravens, Owen Clark, Adraya Sherman, Ryleigh Tuck
2nd Grade: Austin … Read more

Oswalt to speak at MSU’s First Pitch Banquet

From school reports

 

STARKVILLE – Three-time Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher Roy Oswalt will be the guest speaker for the 2014 Mississippi State baseball First Pitch Banquet, head coach John Cohen announced Monday. The event will take place on … Read more