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Nominees submitted for board of directors

Courtesy of Today in Mississippi Two incumbent directors are nominated for re-election to 4-County Electric Power Association’s board of directors. The Association’s nominating committee met March 15 and submitted the names of Johnny Johnson of Columbus for District 1, Lowndes…

EMCC theatre department to debut original play

MAYHEW – The East Mississippi Community College Golden Triangle campus Theatre Department presents the debut performance of “Eggplant,” a play written by former Dark Shadows and Gunsmoke actress Kathleen Cody and Don Rodney Vaughan, a local professor, playwright and radio…

Mississippi Hills offers grant funds for education

By Kayla McCarley MHNHR An additional  Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area (MHNHR) grant round with $50,000 available will be conducted between May 1-June 30, 2016 for education grants only. These grants can be used to help defray some of the costs…

CRMC welcomes new social worker

From Hospital Reports Last month, Choctaw Regional Medical Center (CRMC) welcomed their new Director of Social Services, Stephanie Black.  Black was born and raised in Little Rock, AR, and has resided in Starkville the past 17 years with her husband,…

In due time all will reap a harvest of righteousness

By J. Lance Ragsdale French Camp Academy Preparing the Soil Just as a gardener considers his field, we carefully study the needs of our garden. The gardener then turns the soil and adds nutrients. French Camp Academy prepares students through listening to their…

Dot Ward honored with birthday celebration

By Mary Nell Coblentz Family, friends, former students and fellow teachers gathered Tuesday, March 8 to celebrate Dot Ward’s 82nd birthday at the Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. Dot a beloved teacher and leader in the French…

His Little Feet coming to French Camp

From Press Reports His Little Feet International Children’s Choir is presenting at French Camp Presbyterian Church Wednesday, April 20 at 6:00 pm. The choir presentation is free and open to the public.

2nd Annual FCA Rodeo this weekend

Barrel Race, Commemorative Rodeo Belt Buckle new this year By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer It’s that time of year again for the French Camp Academy Rodeo. This will mark the second year for the annual spring event.

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo this weekend

By Amanda McBride Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, Southern Company Services–Red Hills Operations, K&M Portables, LLC, Choctaw County Farm Bureau Insurance, Sugar Land Donuts, U.S. Forest Service and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks…