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

District governor visits Maben Lions Club

 JANE COLLINS
Dickson presents a 20-year chevron pin to Rob Collins of Maben.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club met Oct. 13 at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston for a regular meeting at noon.

The program was called to order by President Shawn Nygard. After a brief business meeting … 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.

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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