Today's Top Stories

JACKSON – The Lady Wildcats certainly played well enough Thursday, defeating Raymond 56-47 in the MHSAA Class 4A quarterfinals at the Williams Assembly Center to set up a seminal matchup against Byhalia.

The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) hosted the 11th Annual Youth Leadership Summit March 2 – 3, 2018, at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.

Nanih Waiya won two of its three contests against larger competition on the baseball diamond last week and stood 3-1 on the young season entering this week.
ESGR recognizes Aircomm LLC
On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 members of the Mississippi Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented awards to the owners of Air Comm LLC.

Children in classrooms across the country on Friday, March 2 took part in the National Read Across America Day as two classes of Fair Elementary students received a special visitor to read :Louisville Mayor Will Hill.


Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department filed 31 miscellaneous incident reports and 9 incident offense reports this week.


2/23/18 Jessie Ponder, W/M, 9/25/86, Hold for Sturgis PD


2/27/18 John Jason Lee, W/M, 7/4/69, CSO, grand larceny


Vaughan's Vocabulary

As winter wanes I wanted to write about one of my favorite songs, Sometimes in Winter. David Clayton Thomas was Blood, Sweat, and Tears’ lead vocalist, but on Sometimes in Winter Steve Katz is the vocalist. Katz composed the song.


Who Has Sorrow?


In Proverbs 23, God asks a series of generic questions that are basically directed at all of mankind.  The questions are rhetorical.  A certain answer is expected.  He doesn’t usually spell out the answer, but He does in this case.  Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises?


Richard Dawkins

March 4, 2018

Services for Richard W. Dawkins, 93, of Eupora were March 6, 2018, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial was in Beulah Cemetery near Weir.