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Changes continue for swine industry

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

Mississippi swine producers are discovering the only constant in their industry is change.

John Michael Riley, agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said a variety of challenges have kept the state’s … Read more

Spark your entrepreneurial side

By Lara F. Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

When you ride around Choctaw County do you notice empty buildings? You will not have to look far to find a vacant storefront or a business.

Yes, many … Read more

Lady Panthers set to begin district play Thursday

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Fresh off its second win of the season, the French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team is set to open district play on Thursday when the Lady Panthers make the short trip to take … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade set

From press reports

 

The Town of Ackerman announces plans for the 2013 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be Christmas Blessings – Unity in the Community.

The parade will be held in downtown Ackerman on Thursday, December 5, beginning … Read more

Photograph and research leads to unkown relatives

From staff and press reports

 

Mrs. Janeese Garey in Ackerman recently discovered a pair of long lost relatives.

Garey noticed a picture of Sue Tim (Moline, IL) and Donna Welty (Davenport, IA) in the Winston County Journal this summer.… Read more

Lady Chargers focused on making strong division run

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School played league-leading Caledonia tough for most of the first set last Monday, before dropping the match to the Lady Confederates in three straight sets.

The … Read more

Mississippi legislators learn about wild hogs

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

JACKSON – Mississippi legislators attended a special meeting on Sept. 9 to learn about the “greatest emerging wildlife challenge of the 21st century.”

Bruce Leopold, executive director of the Mississippi State University Center … Read more