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DPS Driver Service Bureau announces new appointment system

By FROM PRESS REPORTS,

JACKSON, MS – the Mississippi Department of Public Safety’s Driver Service Bureau (DSB) announces a new online appointment system called Wait Anywhere that is available as a pilot program in six driver service offices across the state: Nesbit, Tupelo, Jackson, Pearl, Hattiesburg and Gautier.  The goal is to establish this new appointment system






Ribbon cutting slated for Weir Library Branch

By BY PRESS REPORTS,

The Choctaw County Library System Board of Trustees and the Town of Weir are proud to announce the Grand (Re) Opening of the Weir Library Branch! To help them celebrate the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce has planned a Ribbon Cutting for Monday, September 23rd at 3:30pm.

Join us to officially “re-open” the Weir Library Branch.



‘The Way to Go’

By SUBMITTED,

Eupora Elementary School fourth-graders thank these local businesses for helping them learn about character education through the book “The Way to Go”: Bank of Kilmichael, Dabbs Pharmacy and Gifts, Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville, In Motion Orthotics, Hometown Physical Therapy, Southern Sawdust, State Farm and Wise-Reed Funeral Home.


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Toddler dies after accidental drowning

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

A toddler who was found unresponsive in a family swimming pool in Eupora last week later died, according to local authorities.

The apparent accidental drowning on West Gould Avenue was reported to the 911 Center at 5:43 p.m. Sept. 1. Webster County Coroner Steve Wells identified the victim as 3-year-old Harli Grace Young.


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Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

By SUBMITTED,

OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District




Rotary Program

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The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.







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Memorial service held to remember Naik family

By BY JOSEPH MCCAIN CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

The community of French Camp, French Camp Academy and Choctaw County come together Monday, January 14 to remember three students killed in a house fire in December.

A memorial service to honor Sharron Naik, 17, Joy Naik, 15, and Aaron Naik, 14 was held Monday, January 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the  French Camp Presbyterian Church.



Eleven Mississippi Educators Join New Class of Principal Corps K-12 leadership program fast-tracks teachers into leadership roles

By BY ANDREW M. ABERNATHY,

OXFORD, Miss. – Eleven Mississippi educators make up the 11th cohort of the Principal Corps, a highly competitive and intensive K-12 educational leadership program offered by the University of Mississippi.


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