Rotary Classic Rodeo tickets available

The Eupora Rotary Club is partnering with the Starkville Rotary Club to host the Rotary Classic Rodeo, which will be Feb. 12 and 13 at the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville.

North Mississippi Medical Center is a title sponsor of … Read more

Dripping faucets in freezing weather prevents bursts

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Homeowners may be wary of wasting water by allowing faucets to drip as a precaution during freezing weather, but they must weigh the cost of higher water bills against the much … Read more

The not-so-shadowy truth about groundhogs

By James L. Cummins
Special To The Plaidealer

Groundhog Day, February 2, is a popular tradition in the United States. But what is it, why is it called such, where did it come from and what does it mean?

Legend … Read more

Newman, Weatherspoon rally MSU past Ole Miss

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Growing up in the state of Mississippi, Malik Newman and Quinndary Weatherspoon were both aware of the Mississippi State-Ole Miss rivalry before taking the floor at the Humphrey Coliseum.

When the lights came on and … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 01/27/2016

Six years ago this week–From the files of the January 27, 2010, Choctaw Plaindealer

Motion to repel supes board order failed

By Amanda McBride

A motion to resend a recent order of the Choctaw County Supervisors failed without a second … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/27/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Dept filed 29 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week.

1/16/16 Fred Baber B/M 7/19/87 APD Public Drunk
1/16/16 Melody Rushing Stagg W/F 12/11/72 CSO Burglary of a Dwelling, Poss. of Control Sub. … Read more

Registration open for ECCC’s Spring Intensive Term

It’s not too late to register for classes at East Central Community College in Decatur for the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II on-campus courses and the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II online courses.

The last day to register for on-campus … Read more

New director targets nutrition, health issues

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Sylvia Byrd is committed to improving the nutrition and health of low-resource households through her efforts as the new project director for the Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education.… Read more