Marking history


May 23, 2015 went down as a historic day for Choctaw County as the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association unveiled … Read more

Remembering an uncle who died in WWII


Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In my Johnson family, I only know of one Johnson who was killed in service to our country – one of my grandfather’s younger brothers. Like many families, several in our family have served. I have … Read more

Bio of Mathiston’s Clegg nears release

Hugh Clegg

For the Progress-Times

A biography of Mathiston native Hugh Clegg will be released in June, according to the University Press of Mississippi.

The biography, “Troutmouth: The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg,” was written by retired University of Mississippi professor Ronald … Read more

Battle memory trouble with routines, activity

May is Older Americans Month…

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Many jokes are made about memory loss and aging, but finding ways to combat this inevitable mental decline is no laughing matter.

Experts say time is … Read more