MDOC employees receive recognition awards

By Press Reports   The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) announced today the October, November and December Mississippi State Penitentiary and Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the fourth quarter of 2013. Local MDOC employees receiving awards are…

Teens and Social Media: Posting violent video occurs

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer   With our culture steadily incorporating social media into our everyday lives, it is important that communities recognize the effect it is having on our younger generations. Teenagers are one of these groups that…

Obituaries

Mr. Rudolph R. Hughes Kilmichael, Ms. Mr. Rudolph R. Hughes, 85, died 1/9/14 in Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood, Ms. Services were held 2 PM Sunday, 1/12/14 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora, with burial in the Ebenezer Cemetery in Choctaw County. Rev. Michael…

Mentors key to small business owner success

(Family Features) You have a compelling business model … ambition … entrepreneurial spirit. Add in a solid business plan and the necessary capital, and you may be well on your way toward launching a business. But before you take the…

Mathiston Civic League active in December

By Betty Jeffcoats, President Civic League of Mathiston   Mathiston’s 2013 Christmas Parade, which was held Dec. 14, was a huge success. The theme for our parade was “A Christmas to Remember” and conjured up thoughts of Christmases past. Our…