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Purchase chances on gift basket

The Choctaw County High School band and Band Boosters would like to thank each and every person or business who donated any item(s) to our Pride Table Gift Basket”. If you would like to purchase … Read more

Clark celebrates 10 years in 4-H

BaiLee Clark in 2012, ten years after her first 4-H competition.

By Staff and Press Reports

 

BaiLee Clark began 4-H in Choctaw County was she was 8 years old. 4-H helped her love for horses grow, as she was able to begin competing in races, rodeos and more.

Ten years … Read more

Master Gardener program graduates three interns

Dolphus Cooper, Judith Cooper and Darrell Banks

From press reports

 

The Choctaw County Master Gardner program graduated three new master gardener interns on August 12, 2013 at the Choctaw County Extension office in Ackerman.

Dolphus and Judith Cooper and Darrell Banks received approximately 40 hours of … Read more

Pet of week

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Betty is a 7 month mixed breed dog.  She is spayed, current on shots and on preventatives. She is shy and stays stressed at the shelter.  Betty needs someone to spend time with her, so she can gain confidence and … Read more

Parents are hands on at FCE

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Parents were invited to French Camp Elementary’s Second Grade to join with their students in writing an expository text about the desert then creating a desert diorama to depict their writing.  Parents and students had a great time and showed … Read more

CCHS Homecoming Maids and Escorts

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The 2013 Choctaw County High School Homecoming Maids and their escorts are: (left to right) (back row) 7th Grade: Rakeim Ashford, Abbie Paten, Deshaun Carter, Amelia Pratt, 9th Grade: Logan Carter, Chloe Grissom, Makenzie Toombs, Bradley Boykin, 8th Grade: Alison Read more

FCE Little Chargers

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French Camp Elementary announces their Little Chargers for the month of August. These students have shown exemplary character in the classroom for the month of August.

Pictured is: (left to right) (front row) Alexandria Jackson, Gary Brown, Baylee Henderson, and … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Sometimes I hear a familiar classical music composition, but will not be able to identify the composer nor the composition’s title. For example, I recently heard Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky’s Piano … Read more

Supes discuss proposed tax incentives for MS Forge

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Proposed tax incentives to help Mississippi Forge open in Ackerman was on the agenda for the September 17 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Jigar Kadakia is planning on opening the former Ackerman … Read more

Containers extend fresh herb season

By Gary R. Bachman

MSU Horticulturist

Coastal Research & Extension Center

 

With fall officially here, many gardeners hooked on cooking with herbs may start to worry about how they’re going to cook once it’s too cold to grow herbs … Read more