Masons honor Atkins


Rena Atkins displays a certificate presented to her husband, Jerry M. Atkins of Maben, from the Grand Lodge of Mississippi, F&AM, for completing

April designated Child Abuse Prevention Month

From Press & Staff Reports April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and has been observed since 1983. Everyone plays a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities, according to

Lenten lunch


GWEN SISSON The Rev. Trey Harper of Eupora’s FUMC said fasting for the sake of denial is to miss the point. Fasting is about transformation — for making room for God’s presence in our lives. Harper was

‘Puppies for Sale’


“Puppies for Sale” read by Ms. Joyce entertained the children on April 2 at Webster County Library. They heard a story about a little boy who wanted to buy a puppy that

Teen dies in car accident

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The community is in shock over the loss of a 17-year-old from Ackerman that was killed in a car accident. Corey D. McPherson, 17, of Ackerman, died in a one-car accident on April 6,…

911 calls

March 31 1:24 a.m., MVA, Natchez Trace; Webster SO, Redwine Wrecker Service respond. 2:25 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.

Performers set for FC Pioneer Day

From staff reports French Camp Academy and WFCA FM 108 are pleased to announce the concert lineup for Pioneer Day. This year’s toe-tapping concert will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 and will feature

Nutrition workshop


The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club celebrated National Nutrition Month during the month of March. Frances Page of the

Calendar of events

Boston butt fundraiser Eupora Lodge #423 will be having a fundraiser selling Boston butts to be picked up at the lodge building on April 18. Tickets are now on sale and may be