Mathiston Veterans Memorial nears completion

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…

District governor visits Maben Lions Club

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…

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…

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.