ECCC Baseball Team to host open tryouts

The East Central Community College baseball team will host two different open tryouts for players interested in playing for Warriors next season.  The tryouts will be held Monday, May 9, and Monday, May 16, at 3 p.m. each day at…

In our community

God’s Love Evangelist Francie Hemphill God’s love is like a snowball plant, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it! Thank you Lord for all the beauty in nature, the flowers, birds, and blue teal oceans and the high…

Editorial roundup

State treasurer exposes bad deal Republican Lynn Fitch has had some run-ins with legislative leaders from her own party during her time as Mississippi’s state treasurer. She blew, for instance, the whistle on the overmarketing and underfunding of the state’s…

Obituaries

Mattie Pearl Mhoon April 18, 2016 Services for Mattie Pearl Mhoon, 70, of Bellefontaine and formerly of Rockford, Illinois, were April 23, 2016, at Double Springs M.B. Church in Slate Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery. She died April…

What makes a mystery story good/great?

Submitted by Jan Ballard Mississippi State University Extension Office, Choctaw County Characters, setting, plot, problem, and solution. All five need to catch and keep our interest. All five need to help us feel we are a part of, or closely…