Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com Stroke Support Group Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Community Room, OCH Regional Medical Center, Starkville. Led by OCH Rehab Services Licensed Speech-Language Pathologists Laurel Jones and Lori Windle,…

What journalists and newspapers do

By DAVID CHAVERN When Louisiana began flooding earlier this month, news coverage was split between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the upcoming presidential election. This was the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, and you barely saw it on TV…

Editorial roundup

Let your views be known State Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, is making more waves in the Mississippi  Legislature than the typical freshman lawmaker. The former Oxford city alderman and public school advocate is the one who  sued Republican House Speaker…