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This past Saturday was unseasonably cold, but it did not prevent a large crowd from gathering on the Courthouse lawn to honor Winston County’s veterans.

CUMBERLAND — On Oct. 27, East Webster High School’s Marching Wolverines earned first place and captured their first state title at the 2A MHSAA State Championship in Pearl.

These students were surprised to be part of herpetologist Terry Vandeventer’s Living Reptile Museum at Eupora Elementary School on Oct. 16.

Enterprise Area Job Fair

Voters in Webster County and across Mississippi will go to the polls Tuesday for the 2018 general election.




Sensory Garden Groundbreaking held at Nursing Center

By BY MIKE ROBERTSON CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

On Monday morning, November 5 a groundbreaking ceremony for a sensory garden was held at the Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Ackerman. Construction on the garden, which is being funded through donation and grants, is to begin within the next few weeks and weather permitting will be completed sometime in January.


Program aspires to build stronger communities

By BY GLENN MCCULLOUGH JR. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MISSISSIPPI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY,

The Mississippi Development Authority’s Aspire Mississippi program is based on the belief that local leaders working together take action to improve their community. This creates an environment that reduces risk and attracts private capital investment, which creates new job opportunities that give Mississippians a promising career path.







Commemorative Book available to Vietnam Vets

By BY MIKE ROBERTSON CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

It has been 50 years since the official entry of the United States into the Vietnam War. It came at a time of great societal upheaval and unrest, and was therefore a very ‘unpopular’ war. Returning veterans were not treated with the respect and decorum afforded veterans of World War I, World War II and the Korean War.




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