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The Mississippi Department of Education on Thursday released statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program, which shows student achievement has reached an all-time hig
Polling places will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, for the primary runoff election in Webster County.
North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora was presented with the 2019 Outstanding Mississippi Small Rural Hospital Award last week.
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Bikers from five states stopped at the Choctaw County Community Center on Saturday, August 17, 2019 to enjoy lunch provided by the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce.

Read for Fun: Children graduate from Read for Fun Program


This past Thursday, 15 young people graduated from the Read for Fun summer reading program that had been in session since June 4. Mattie McDaniels, the Read for Fun Program Administrator-Choctaw County, stated that reading is the essence of our being and the importance of good reading skills could not be overstated.