Monthly Archives: June 2014

Class of 2014 celebrates graduation in county

By Press Reports Excitement filled the air as approximately 100 seniors of both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy gathered at the Choctaw County Community Center for a graduation party. The May 8th celebration marked

Service-learning impacts students, community

By Kaitlyn Byrne MSU Ag Communications COLUMBUS — Teens gained an inside look at the agriculture industry and service-learning during a three-week residential collegiate experience at the Mississippi Governor’s School in Columbus. By partnering with Mississippi State University’s Center for…

Choctaw County, FCA set to open on Aug. 22

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer The 2014 football season will officially open locally on Aug. 22 when Choctaw County High School plays host to county rival French Camp Academy at 7 p.m. Last season CCHS traveled to FCA to

Local students complete MSU art summer camp

Nine students from throughout the Magnolia State are back home after spending last week at the Mississippi State art department’s INvision summer camp. Jaiye Gillon, of Ackerman, was one of the nine participants. She is the daughter of

Ole Miss eliminated from CWS by Virginia

From School Reports OMAHA, Neb. – The Rebels’ run in the College World Series ended Saturday as No. 4 Ole Miss (48-21) fell to No. 1 Virginia (52-14) by a score of 4-1. The Rebels and Cavaliers resumed the elimination…

New farmer at Maben Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market Skies were bright and the breeze was mild Saturday morning as the vendors and the customers gathered at the Maben Farmers’ Market for another day of shopping and visiting. A new vendor from…

Fun outdoor activities can be free and easy

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Exploring the wonders of nature does not have to be time-consuming, expensive or complicated. June is National Great Outdoors Month and is an ideal time to encourage kids to explore…