Sports Schedules – 12/30/2015

WED, DEC. 30
Prep Basketball
TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered)
TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered)
College Football
2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.
Women’s … Read more

News of Yesteryear

74 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK – From the files of the December 26, 1941, Choctaw Plaindealer:

Board Alderman – Ackerman, Mississippi, December 2, 1941. Be it remembered that on the above date the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/30/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, the gateway to a new year of opportunities. According to “The American Educator,” the month was named in honor of Janus, the Roman god of … Read more

E911 Calls – 12/30/2015

Dec. 18
2:22 a.m., Old Trace Rd., Medical Call, EMS
2:47 a.m., Hwy.15, Water Pipe Burst, APD
2:39 p.m., Main St., Alarm, APD
3:45 p.m., Fentress-Panhandle Rd., Medical Call, EMS
6:25 p.m., Hwy. 15, Gas Drive Off, APD… Read more

Obituary – Ms. Jessica Lynn Peterson

Jessica Lynn Peterson, 20, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation was Saturday, December 26, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral … Read more

Obituaries – 12/30/2015

Agnes Weeks Breland
Dec. 8, 2015
Services for Agnes Weeks Breland, 93, of Mathiston were Dec. 10, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Revs. Roger Miller and Ralph Cain officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery in … Read more