Monthly Archives: April 2012

Managing fire ants in the lawn

Written by: Dr. Wayne Wells, Horticulture Specialist Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Warmer weather and recent rains have enhanced fire ant activity with more mounds becoming visible in our lawns. Not only are … Read more

The Civil War – The battle of Fort Pulaski

By C.J. Johnson

One hundred and fifty years ago the Confederates surrendered Fort Pulaski, a former Federal fortification on Cockspur Island near the mouth of the Savannah River, protecting the City of Savannah. These more recently built forts, called “Third … Read more

Lady Indians face division battles

Story and Photos By Lucretia Moss

Monday, April 2, 2012 was the beginning to a busy week for the Lady Indians. They began their busy week hosting the Starkville Yellowjackets. In JV action, the game ended after the 2nd inning … Read more


Hospital calls all ministers for luncheon Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites all area ministers to a luncheon in their honor on April 16 at 11 a.m. at the hospital. “The luncheon’s purpose is to build a partnership between area … Read more

News notes

Foster, adoptive families needed The Mississippi Department of Human Services needs foster and adoptive families in Webster, Choctaw, Clay and Oktibbeha counties. If you would like to open your heart and your home to a child/ children in need, contact … Read more

Lady Lions clinches win in high scoring game

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Weir Lady Lions softball team found themselves in one of the most high-scoring games of the season when they traveled to face West Lowndes on Apr. 2. In what was just supposed to … Read more

Regular season baseball near its end

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

With a handful of games left on their schedules, local high school baseball teams look to position themselves in the division standings with victories. As they look for these critical wins, they must prepare … Read more