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Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
Sept. 11, 1941
Awarded Eagle Scout

An Eagle Scout presentation was held at the Baptist Church in Mathiston on Sunday evening, September 7, at which time Scout Billy Burdine, son … Read more


WHEREAS, on December 15, 2008, Maheshkumar Ganatra and Raksha Ganatra executed a deed of trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, as Trustee for the benefit of BancorpSouth Bank, which deed of trust is recorded in Book 239, … Read more

Sports Schedule

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at West Lowndes
Prep Softball
TBA — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central
TBA — Nanih Waiya at Leake Central (DH)
5 p.m. — Leake County at French Camp
6 p.m. … Read more

Youth ChalleNGe Academy taking applications

From Press Reports

Youth ChalleNGe Academy at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg is now taking applications for Class #46.

Earn your high school diploma. Tuition is absolutely free.
ChalleNGe features a structured environment, with a focus on job training, social skills … Read more

Rebels pick up first win of season before record-setting crowd

From school reports

OXFORD — A school-record crowd of 64,232 showed for No. 18 Ole Miss’ home opener at newly renovated Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and the Rebels certainly did not disappoint the assembled throng.

Senior quarterback Chad Kelly passed for 219 … Read more

JOY Club speaker


Lara Bowman of The Enterprise of Mississippi serving Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties served as the guest speaker for the monthly JOY Club potluck lunch Aug. 30 at First Baptist Church of Eupora (see related article on Page 1). The

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Drought loans available for area farmers

From Press Reports

“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Chickasaw County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” James A. Love, FSA farm loan manager, said Sept. 7.

According to Love , this authority is pursuant … Read more

MAFP elects Simmons as president

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians elected Dr. Sue H. Simmons of Maben as the 2016 MAFP President on July 19.

She was installed as president of the MAFP during its 67th Annual Scientific Assembly at the … Read more

Woman with local ties earns medical degree

Melody Louise Bowen graduated with a doctor of medicine from the University of Macon in Georgia on May 6.

She previously graduated from the University of Georgia. Bowen is doing her internship at Commonwealth Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.

Melody is … Read more