Monthly Archives: June 2017

State Champion Steer Rider Recognized

Colton Mewbourn, 12 years old of Ackerman, MS, has lived in Choctaw County all his life.  He loves his home town and appreciates all his friends and family who help him live his dream of bull riding.  Colton is a…

Write On

By sister alies I’m not quite sure how we discover genius either in our schools or families. But, there have to be lots of geniuses around or the many incredible things we use- for- granted could not exist. For example,…

Dairy specialist strives toward stronger industry

By Jessica Smith MSU Extension Service   Providing expertise and knowledge to Mississippi dairy producers was not always a career goal for dairy specialist Amanda Stone. Stone has been an assistant professor since August 2016 with the Mississippi State University…

Fungicides can treat early tomato blight

By Lisa Stewart Extension county director, Webster County   What is wrong with my tomatoes? According to Clarissa it is early blight; leaf spot Alternaria solani Recommendation: Early blight of tomato is the most common and severe foliar disease of…

First Responders Picnic held at Choctaw Lake

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce   Sunshine, breezes and sounds of music was the atmosphere at the 2017 First Responders Picnic at Choctaw Lake on Saturday, June 17, 2017.         Top door prize winner was Christine Rabun…