Editorial Roundup

Let the feds pay for Kemper The Kemper power plant cost has now topped $7 billion. It has yet to produce electricity from lignite. If that day comes, there’s no way it will be cost effective. Even if the cost…

Letters to the editor

Thank you The families of Andrew Redd Jr. and William D. Redd would like to thank everyone for your prayers, love, text messages, visits, cards, phone calls, food, flowers, comfort and support during our time of loss and grief. The…

Rep. Hood gives update on the legislature

Committee meetings to discuss House bills wrapped up on Tuesday, and the House convened as a whole Wednesday through Friday to discuss the legislation that made it to the calendar. A number of noncontroversial bills passed through the House this…

Obituaries

Gwineth Marilyn Middleton Baxter Jan. 30, 2017 Services for Gwineth Marilyn Middleton Baxter, 67, of Saltillo, formerly of Sturgis, were Feb. 3, 2017, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial was in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery near Ackerman. She was…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 18 Incident Offense reports and 83 Miscellaneous Incident reports in the last two weeks.   1/24/17 Dakota R. Miller, B/M, 9/1/87, CSO, possession of marijuana/less than 1oz   1/25/17 James Walker, W/M, 7/9/82, CSO,…