Mississippi Horse Park earns award from racers

MISSISSIPPI STATE – To find out how important packed dirt is on a rodeo floor, just ask a barrel racer whose horse has just fallen in a timed event.

Riders recently named the Mississippi Horse Park at Mississippi State University … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 125 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports in the past two weeks.

12/6/13  CASEY L CORK   B/M    5/16/83    APD    DRIVING W/SUSP D.L. & IMPROPER PARKING

12/7/13   MARCUS TAYLOR   B/M  12/15/81   MBN    MDOC … Read more

Turkey winner

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Danita Douglas won a smoked turkey from Sonny’s Smokehouse during the recent Turkey and Tinsel. Sonny Strickland presented Douglas with the turkey on November 27. Douglas said winning the turkey was a “delicious blessing.” Submitted photo

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Obituaries

Myra Sue

Lott Putnam

Dec. 7, 2013

A memorial service for Myra Sue Lott Putnam of Montgomery, Ala., was conducted Dec. 11, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home in Eupora.

Mrs. Putnam grew up in Stewart but was a longtime resident … Read more