Monthly Archives: July 2013

Fireworks Safety: How to have a safe 4th of July

Written by: Ted Gordon, Risk Management/Loss Control Manager Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 285-6337   It’s hard to believe the Fourth of July is almost here. It is a special time, especially for…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I have authored a preparation outline for a six minute informative speech, primarily as a teaching tool for my public speaking students. The speech informs my audience about the four…

The Civil War – July 1863 an important date

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Two extremely significant events occurred in the first week of July 1863, at Vicksburg and Gettysburg, both ending on July 4. The following comments are taken from the Civil War Trust website. Vicksburg “For many a…