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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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SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY OPENS STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY CENTER FOR STUDENTS

By SUBMITTED,

JACKSON, Miss. – The School of Dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is one of only four schools in the nation with a technology center featuring the latest and best dental equipment for student training funded by a national organization established to do just that.




Chamber announces Annual Meeting plans

By BY AMANDA MCBRIDE/CHAMBER OF COMMERCE,

The Annual Meeting of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be held Thursday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. Chamber members and the public are invited to attend the meeting where three Chamber Board members will be announced, and the Chamber will give an overview of 2018 and plans for 2019.





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

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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











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