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Ernest D. Oswalt

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Ernest D. Oswalt passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at his residence, in Ackerman, MS.  He was 74 years old.  Mr. Oswalt was born in Choctaw County, MS, December 30, 1945, to Eubruh and Ida Mae(Sanders) Oswalt.  He was retired from MSU and worked part-time as a truck driver for Choctaw County.


Margie Irene Coleman

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Margie Irene Coleman passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Choctaw County Nursing Center, in Ackerman, MS.  She was 92 years old.  Miss Coleman was born September 19, 1927, in Choctaw County, MS, to John Henson and Clara Estelle(Rook) Coleman. Miss Coleman was a retired retired plant employee and homemaker.


Maloy Hubbard Gary

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Mrs. Maloy Hubbard Gary, 94, died March 28, 2020 at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. A Private Immediate Family Only Graveside Service was held 4:00PM Monday March 30, 2020 at Webster Memorial Garden Cemetery in Webster County. Bro. Chris Ray officiated.


Jail docket Choctaw 040820

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The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department filed 8 IO's & 7 MI's this week

3/31/20   Savana Thomas    b/f   4/24/00    CSO   disorderly conduct & failure to comply

3/31/20    Dwight Holman    b/m   2/9/87     APD   domestic violence, disturbing the peace & malicious mischief


Mr. Warren Dale Orr

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Mr. Warren Dale Orr, 86, died April 1, 2020 at his residence in Eupora. A Private Immediate Family Only, Funeral and Graveside service was held 2:00PM Monday April 6, 2020 at Greensboro Cemetery in Webster County, MS. Bro Don Parish officiated. Dale was a member of Tomnolen Baptist Church, a U. S.





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MSU honored with Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll selection for excellence in transfer student support

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STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State again is included in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s Transfer Honor Roll for its development of transfer pathways leading to excellence and success among community college transfer students.

MSU is one of 122 four-year colleges and universities across the U.S. cited in the 2020 honor roll.




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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”




Mississippi State Medical Association and Mississippi State Department of Health Urge Mississippians to Stay Home Until COVID-19 Results are Received

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) and Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) are advising Mississippians who have been tested for COVID-19 to self-quarantine until they receive test results.



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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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”




Mississippi State Medical Association and Mississippi State Department of Health Urge Mississippians to Stay Home Until COVID-19 Results are Received

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) and Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) are advising Mississippians who have been tested for COVID-19 to self-quarantine until they receive test results.



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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