Letter to the editor

Obtaining support For the last ten years, I have struggled to obtain child support. I have navigated the proper channels. The Department of Human Services (Child Support) has been slow, but effective, with helping me collect the money owed. In…

Editorial roundup

Late in the game for tax study The minds of the Republican leadership in Jackson work in some strange and mysterious ways. Republicans take total control of the Capitol, pass an estimated 40 tax-cutting measures over five years worth $760…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 68 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week. 7/9/16 Angel M. Pratt B/F 10/9/90 CSO No D.L., No MVL, & Improper Passing 7/9/16 Samuel Miller B/M 6/30/80 CSO No MVL, Phone…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin I am going to deviate from my usual poems and prose. We have lived in this old house for 34 years now and every once in a while I still come across some of the…

Mcknight receives Rural Physician Scholarship

Falan McKnight, a graduate of Mississippi State University and Weir native, was recently awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at $30,000 per year for her medical training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson at the…