Obituaries

Mrs. Minnie Bell Blake September 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Bell Blake,74, were held at 2 p.m., September 22, 2012 at Center Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Joel Hudson and Rev. Eddie Dodd officiated. Burial followed in Center Grove … Read more

Calendar of Events

Chester Community Center Annual Meeting Sept. 27 The people of Chester Community Center will have its annual meeting Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at the Community Center.

NARFE to Meet Sept. 27 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees … Read more

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

By C.J. Johnson

After the bloodbath at the Battle of Antietam, the outnumbered Confederates pulled out for Virginia in the evening of September 18, 1862. The Union forces far outnumbered the number of Rebel troops, but Union General McClellan chose … Read more

Weir Lions struggle at homecoming

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Weir Lions continue to struggle this season losing their fifth straight game of the year and third game of Class 1A, Region 3 District 4 play against the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves, 54-6.

The … Read more