‘Wonders of the Winter Stars’ to be studied at Rainwater

Submitted by Edwin Faughn, Director

Rainwater Observatory


Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “Wonders of the Winter Stars”. This presentation will be given on Friday, January 13, 2017, Read more

Local employer supports CWJC

Submitted by Deanie Graves


Veronica Taylor, owner of V’s Peace Love and Happy Faces in Eupora, is an avid supporter of Christian Women’s Job Corps located at Broken Wings Ministries in Ackerman. Ms. Taylor allowed two of her employees Read more

Editorial Roundup

The right to do stupid things

A racially tinged case of high school harassment in Pennsylvania that turned violent was bad enough. Then the adults got involved and made it worse.

A 14-year-old white boy used exceptionally poor judgment last Read more


Mary Lee Shields

Mary Lee Shields, 70, of Louisville, MS, passed away on December 15, 2016.

Funeral services were held at 11AM on January 7, 2017, at Beck Funeral Home with Bishop Ronald Allen, Sr. officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 101 Miscellaneous Incident Reports and 19 Incident Offense reports.

1/5/17 Andrew Daniel Englebert, W/M, 3/17/76, CSO, Bench warrant/motor vehicle liability, & bench warrant/no\improp\expired

1/6/17 Gary Glade, B/M, 7/15/64, CSO, No D.L., & switched tagRead more

Four Supreme Court justices sworn in January 3

From press reports


New Supreme Court Justice Robert P. Chamberlin and incumbent Justices James W. Kitchens, James D. Maxwell II and Dawn H. Beam took the oath of office today in Jackson.

“I’m looking very much forward to this. Read more