Sports

Furr receives multiple recognitions

From press & staff reports The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recently honored 19 Copiah-Lincoln Community College student-athletes for their classroom excellence in 2014-2015. Co-Lin had more student-athletes honored than any other school in the Mississippi Association of Community and…

Chargers look to replace 16 football seniors

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Veteran Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger knew exactly what his Chargers were going to have to work on during the spring in order to get ready for the 2015 season. “We…

Obituaries – 7/1/15

Kenneth G. Baxter June 22, 2015 Services for Kenneth G. Baxter, 56, of Sturgis were June 24, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman with the Rev. James Rushing officiating. Burial was in Whitefield Cemetery in Sturgis. He was born…

MACJC softball moves to one-division format

From special reports The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) announced scheduling and playoff changes for the upcoming softball season. Starting in 2016, each team in the state will play each other once in the regular season and…

Vaughn overcomes injury to get shot at college golf

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer After a freak injury playing pickup basketball left him with a severely sprained ankle, Kent Vaughn thought his dreams of following in his brother Taylor’s footsteps and playing college golf were on shaky grown. But…