Texas couple visits area first time in years

From Press Reports

MABEN — On Feb. 15, Robert “Bob” Bothwell and his wife, Sue, came to
Maben and Starkville for the first time since 1972.

The Bothwells now live in Fort Worth, Texas, and he has many
relatives in … Read more

EFUMC crowns Mardi Gras Royal Court

From Church Reports

The Eupora First United Methodist Church celebrated its fifth annual
Mardi Gras Pancake Supper with the crowning of a Royal Court.

“In the past we have only crowned a king and queen, but this year our
Social … Read more

The Civil War – The 1st American Draft

Submitted by C.J. Johnson
“The Draft” was first enacted during the War Between the States and was utilized by both sides. Actually, the very first draft was initiated by the Confederacy in April 1862. The South was in serious need … Read more

Teachers, Paraprofessionals of Year recognized

Teachers, paraprofessionals and the administrator of the year for the Choctaw County School District were recognized and celebrated during the February 11 School Board meeting.

Teachers of the Year are: AES-Shelia Jackson, AHS-Kenya Lee, CCCTC-Kristy Camp, FCE-Kasie Dean and WAC-Yassi … Read more

Reform Baseball Park begins can fundraiser

By Staff Reports

Put your used cans (not crushed) to a good cause. Reform Baseball Park is collecting cans to help raise money to build a walking track at the baseball park. They ask for anyone willing to donate their … Read more