CCHS returns to hoops action this week

By Austin Bishop

Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School boys and girls basketball teams are set to return to action this week when they host Eupora on Thursday and Ethel on Friday. The following week has the Chargers and Read more

FCA tems should be well rested for Jan. 13 action

From staff reports

The French Camp Academy basketball teams will have almost a month off from competitive action before they return to the hardwood on Jan. 13 at McAdams.ea ea5

It will be the second region contest for FCA. The Panthers Read more

Editorial roundup

Good highways are at risk

Given the no-new-taxes determination of the Republican supermajority in the Mississippi Legislature, it is not surprising to read, in a story by The Associated Press, that House and Senate leaders don’t expect a serious effort Read more

Chaney stresses heating fire safety

From press reports

With colder temperatures due to arrive with the New Year, Mississippi State Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney stresses fire safety caution in staying warm during the New Year.

“Fire safety education and preventing fire Read more


Maggie Barnett

Dec. 29, 2016

Services for Maggie Barnett, 82, of Eupora were Dec. 31, 2016, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Anthony Prestridge officiating. Burial was in Clarkson Cemetery.

She was a retired employee with Read more

In our community

God’s Love

By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a beautiful song; it is wonderful to one who receives it! Thank you Lord for a New Year. I will forever praise your Holy name.

Isaiah 43:18-19 Remember ye not Read more