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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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Supervisors discuss outstanding justice court fines

By BY MIKE ROBERTSON CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

During their first meeting of 2019, on Monday, January 7, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed the Justice Court aging report.

The Justice Court is required by law to provide this report to the Board twice a year. The report showed that Choctaw County has $775K dollars in outstanding fines.





Pompelia hoping for third straight Heart O’ Dixie win

By BY STEVE SWOGETINSKY CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,
Tyson Pompelia, the defending two-time champion for the Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon, says he is getting ready for the 39th running of the event which is scheduled for Saturday. The event begins at Lake Tiak O'Khata in Louisville and ends at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds just outside of Philadelphia.



Warriors finish strong in solid win over Hatley

By BY ROBBIE ROBERTSON WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,
 
 
It wasn’t the start that Nanih Waiya coach James Courtney was looking for, but it was the finish he asked for at halftime.
The Warriors led 21-0 at the half and then scored two quick second-half touchdowns as they cruised to a 41-6 win over Hatley on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

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