Spectacular Star Trails photographed


From press release

Here is a spectacular astrophotograph taken here at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! The image was taken by Stephen Winkler of Tupelo, Mississippi and is a composite of 175- 30 second exposures revealing star trails with … Read more

Choctaw County getting ready for baseball playoffs

Courtesy /Mike Robertson
Choctaw County’s Austin Telano dives into first on a pick-off attempt.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School were scheduled to close out their baseball regular season early this week when they visited Forest on Monday and hosted Kosciusko on Tuesday. The MHSAA Class 3A State … Read more

Past State Directors receive recognition

Members in attendance were (l to R) Latonya Hardy, Lasonja Hardy, Arnita Riley (president), Charlotte Miller and Virginia Thomas. (not pictured: Gloria Cotton).

From press reports

Charlotte Miller of McCool was among the Past State Directors honored at the Sigma / Zeta Mississippi State Leadership Conference held on February 26-28, 2016 in Jackson at the Marriott Hotel.… Read more



Billy Ganann enjoying a Sunday Afternoon horse race in Artesia with fellow friends.

The horse “Rocket” wasn’t used to the sightseeing pace Ganann … Read more