Presley pushes for natural gas in Choctaw


By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A number of concerned residents and county officials attended last week’s Natural Gas meeting held at the Simpson Volunteer Fire Department on Jan. 29 to hear Northern District Public Commissioner Brandon Presley speak on … Read more

Zeta Youth Leadership Summit

Pictured: (left to right) Monica Huntley, Ozaria Landfair, Madison Pickett, Jada Head, Meghan Jennings, and Kiara Hardy.  Not pictured is Kasey Nichlos.

By Press Reports

Several members of Rho Nu Zeta’s Youth groups attended the 14th Annual MS Zeta Youth Leadership Summit held Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Vicksburg Convention Center.… Read more

House members busy in committees

Town of French Camp visits the Capitol. Representatives from the Town of French Camp visit the Capitol with the Mississippi Municipal League. Pictured (left to right) is: Peter Pendleton,  Alderman; Glen Barlow, Mayor; Jan Henderson, Alderwoman; Becky Rodgers, Mayor Pro Tem; Rep. Joey Hood (sitting).

In anticipation of the February 3 deadline to report general bills originating in the House out of committee, members were faced with a full week of committee work.

Winston County Medical Center
Due to the tornado damage that occurred to … Read more

Southern Things opens in renovated building in Maben

Southern Things is located in the old Shuffield Building in Maben.

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — Southern Things, covering a multitude of stuff, has opened in the old Shuffield Building on Bell-Schoolhouse Road.

Mary Frances Alexander, manager/operator, has relocated from the nearly new business in the Mill at … Read more

2015 NWTF Annual Banquet announced

Last year’s winner of the JAKES gun was Bryce Draper, pictured with his parents, Shannon and Reid Draper.

The National Wild Turkey 2015 Annual Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 7, at the Community Center in Ackerman. The Banquet will feature an outstanding seafood buffet catered by Taylor Grocery of Oxford. Silent auctions and various games will … Read more