Jail Docket – 03/04/2015

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 37 miscellaneous incident offense reports and 8 incident offense reports this week.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/04/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

“How Strong is Your Vocabulary?” is a 10-word quiz on the Merriam-Webster website.

The user has 10 seconds to answer each question. The faster the correct answer is given, the … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/04/2015

Ladies Conference
March 6, 5:30 p.m.
Providence Baptist Church’s 9th Annual Ladies’ Conference will be held on Friday evening March 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Our program will feature Karen Peck and New River, a 3-time … Read more

Civil War – Creation of the Freedmen’s Bureau

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On March 3, 1865, a bill known as “The Bureau of Refugees, Freemen, and Abandoned Lands” was signed into law by President Lincoln. Commonly called the Freedmen’s Bureau, this act created a commission, “ established in … Read more

Hood updates area on recent legislative actions

From District 35 Representative Joey Hood

This past week, House members faced Wednesday’s deadline for original floor action on Appropriation and Revenue bills originating in the House, and Thursday’s deadline of reconsideration on Appropriation and Revenue bills originating in the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/04/2015

Prep Basketball
(At Jackson State University)
9:00 AM — BOYS (Game 3B) — Class 1A quarterfinals: Ashland vs. Durant
10:30 AM — BOYS (Game 4B) — Class 1A quarterfinals: Shaw vs. Pelahatchie
12:00 PM — BOYS (Game … Read more