Dividing Summer and Fall blooming perennials

Submitted by Darrell Banks
Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County

Mature clumps of summer and fall blooming perennials can tend to outgrow their space and not bloom or perform as vigorously as they should. Now, is the time … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

Mar. 16-18, 7:15 p.m., Shady Grove Baptist Church, French Camp. Pastor Rev. Roy Williams will lead the revival.

MWF Annual Meeting
Mar. 17, 10:00 a.m., Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson. Calling all members of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/16/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

“Search for Tomorrow” aired on CBS every weekday from Sept. 3, 1951, until March 26, 1982, and on NBC from March 29, 1982, until Dec. 26, 1986.

I have a … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Concerns over new football facility

I have a few questions that are related to the Choctaw County School Board’s plan to purchase land and build a new football facility.

Why was there a need for a special meeting to be … Read more

Representative Hood gives an update on latest on House

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and is charged with designing the Fiscal Year … Read more

Hospital Board of Trustees opens meetings

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A new law requiring public hospital boards to open their meetings to the public and media took effect January 1, 2016. Senate Bill 2407 passed during the 2015 term of the state legislature.

The … Read more

Pesticide Applicator’s Training set for Mar. 28

From Staff Reports

There will be a Pesticide Applicator’s Training (PAT) held at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman Monday, March 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

A private pesticide applicator is defined by law as one who uses an supervises… Read more

AARP Smart Driver Course coming to Chamber

From Staff Reports

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Smart Driver Course will be taught from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Office in the J.P Coleman Building at 55 … Read more