Martin competing in MMHSA pageant

Hannah Grace Martin

From Press Reports

The Miss Mississippi High School America Organization is proud to announce that Hannah Grace Martin is competing for the state title of 2016 Miss Mississippi Junior High in Hattiesburg on Aug. 9. The pageant is held at … Read more

Children discover new love for robots at camp

Samyra Harris, left, and Julia Schloemer focus intently on their Dash robot during the 4-H Cloverbud Robotic Camp at Mississippi State University on July 7, 2015. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

Samyra Harris, 7, did not know what she was getting into when her mother enrolled her in a 4-H Cloverbud robotics camp for three days at Mississippi State University.

“I thought we would just … Read more

MDOT learning

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On Friday, July 17, local teachers attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus in Pearl. The teachers participated in high-energy, hands-on training from National Board Certified trainers who … Read more

New pastor welcomed

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Mathiston Charge welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Bunyan E. “Jeep” Pepper and his wife, Dorothy, with a “Meet the New Preacher” party Saturday afternoon at Mathiston United Methodist Church. … Read more

Old Fashioned Stump Rally held with 27 candidates

Boy Scout Troop 141 leads the crowd of 100 plus people in the Pledge of Allegiance.

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Old Fashioned Stump Rally brought out 100 plus people to the Choctaw County Courthouse Lawn on Saturday, July 11. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event.

Local candidates came out … Read more