Category: News

Mathiston Veterans Memorial nears completion

STAFF PHOTO/CHUCK BAILEY
The Mathiston Veterans Memorial.

Commemoration ceremony set for Nov. 8 for memorial

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The new Mathiston Veterans Memorial is near completion. Just a few minor cosmetic additions still need to be added, and lighting for the American and Mississippi … Read more

Rearing, not raising, children in today’s world

McCain

Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more

Time Capsules – 10/21/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 24, 1940

Sheriff Gets Liquor Still
In a raid led by Sheriff J.P. Wright Friday afternoon of last week a 100-gallon whiskey still was destroyed and 110 gallons of … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/21/15

Oct. 12
Marneco Pratt, DOB 02-27-85, BM; Webster 5: possession of marijuana.
Dontarious Davis, DOB 05-14-97, BM; Eupora 5: burglary of a dwelling.
Oct. 13
Darry D. Morton, DOB 03-18-73, BM; walk-in: MDOC warrant.… Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/21/15

Thanks to supporters of tent revival

Praise God! A soul-saving tent revival Oct. 5-10 on Westwood Drive was a success. Souls were saved, rededicated, restored, revived and renewed in Jesus’ name!

I would like to give honor to where honor … Read more

Report from Liberty UMC

From Church Reports

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/21/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 22
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Second Round of MHSAA Playoffs
Junior College Football… Read more

911 Calls – 10/21/2015

Oct. 12
11:59 a.m., disturbance, Hwy. 9; Webster SO responds.
12:52 p.m., suspicious person, Hwy. 9; WSO responds.
6:45 p.m., B&E in progress, Old Walthall Road; Eupora PD, WSO respond.
7:13 p.m., alarm, North Dunn Street; EPD responds.
8:29 p.m., … Read more

Bulldogs improve to 5-2 with win over visiting Louisiana Tech

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (5-2) downed Louisiana Tech (4-3) 45-20 as part of Homecoming on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. After a slow start following the 11 a.m. kickoff, MSU rallied from a 14-0 deficit in the … Read more

Holmes takes North Division win over Coahoma, 34-17

From school reports

Holmes Community College freshman running back Matt Fuller punished the Coahoma Community College Tigers last Thursday night in Clarksdale rushing for 180 yards and two touchdowns as the Bulldogs won 34-17.… Read more