By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Choctaw County 4-H Club has several meetings planned for the month of October. The Club meetings are held at the 4-H Building located across the street from the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman.… Read more
By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Sow seeds of most perennial wildflowers, especially spring and early summer bloomers, in the fall from September through November.
They are naturally adapted to and benefit from fall rains and cold … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
The first words that I learned to read, write, and pronounce from the printed page were taught to me by my grandmother and Captain Kangaroo (to this day I have … Read more
Hunting is a hobby of mine. I was introduced to it many years ago when I lived in a house with four other males. I followed the motto, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” … Read more
By Amy Barefield
MSU School of Human Sciences
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Grandparents provide a loving, low-cost and flexible alternative to center-based child care for many families across Mississippi. The benefits to the parents, children and grandparents in these situations are … Read more
From C.J. Johnson
Dunbar Rowland’s history of Mississippi continues in this column.
“The civil government of Mississippi, which was overthrown by the force of military authority, had been in operation nearly three years.
Under conditions as they existed for three … Read more
Choctaw County Flea Market
Saturday, October 3, Main Street Parking Lot – Ackerman, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. No vendor fee, but each vendor will need to fill out an application to reserve a 10′ x 10′ space. Applications … Read more
From school reports
FULTON – Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier announced the program will host a showcase for upcoming junior and seniors on Saturday, September 26 with registration starting at 10 a.m. with the showcase starting at 11 … Read more
By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications
STARKVILLE, Miss. — When brooding chicks are warm, they grow well in poultry houses, but when heaters are not operating efficiently, it drives up the already high cost of broiler production.
This is the … Read more
STARKVILLE—Mississippi students attending pre-kindergarten programs are more likely to succeed in the K-12 environment than their peers who enter the system without a pre-K experience, researchers at Mississippi State University have found.
For the first time, using student-level data from … Read more