Category: News

Jobs for Life hears from three area employers

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Jobs For Life Class a part of the Christian Women’s Job Corps that meets Tuesdays and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until noon at Broken Wings had three area employers speak to them and…

EMCC student writers to be featured on MPB’S Rural Voices Radio

From press reports SCOOBA – English students from East Mississippi Community College will be featured Dec. 7-11 on Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Rural Voices Radio program.   In all, 19 students will be featured reading their stories about life in Mississippi.…

Memories of our county

Falling Rain   The article below was written a few weeks ago when the earth was parched and dry. As I read over the article in preparation for sending it in to the Journal, I am hearing rain hit the…

Chandler named DFCS Executive Director

From press reports Governor Phil Bryant announced today that he has named Mississippi Supreme Court Justice David Chandler the Executive Director of The Division of Family and Children’s Services.

East Central claims bowl victory over Kilgore College

From school reports The No 15 East Central Community College Warriors turned three first quarter turnovers into points to build an early lead and set the pace in a 35-21 victory Saturday over the No. 20 Kilgore College Rangers in…

‘Christmas is coming’

Parade and Tree lighting are a success The Louisville 2015 Christmas Parade drew several hundred people downtown in support of the dozens of churches, schools, fire departments, bands, scout packs, dance studios, football teams, businesses and more that participated this year.…

Tiger Stripes helping others

Noxapater Tiger Stripes hosted a toy/pajama drive for Blaire E. Batson Hospital for Children during the month of November. All toys and pajamas will be donated in honor of Blake Stone and in memory of Carmen Smith. Tiger Stripes  would…