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Crop update, tour set for July 11 Pontotoc station

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Growers, crop consultants and other agriculture professionals in north Mississippi can learn about the latest crop research and emerging technologies during a July 11 field day in Pontotoc.

Researchers and specialists with Mississippi State University’s Extension … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

A song I played quite often on my radio show was “Ah Leah” by Donnie Iris. I recently did a search for that 1981 hit and came upon a live Read more

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CCHS cheerleaders’ head to camp

Choctaw County High School varsity cheerleaders’ head to cheer camp this week. This cheerleader squad is the first cheerleaders of the new Choctaw County High School Chargers.

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Weir Summer Reading Program a success

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Digging out “fossils” and learning how fossils are made was the topic of the Weir Summer Reading Program on June 11. Kids dug out “fossils” or chocolate chips out of a chocolate chip cookie and looked … Read more

Baseball camp

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Future baseball stars had one-on-one help from current and recent baseball stars.

Boys attending Dakota Brasher’s Baseball Camp, June 10-12, at the Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman, learned helpful hints on fielding, hitting, base running and sliding. They learned this … Read more

Children’s Day celebrated at Millspring M.B. Church

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Millspring M.B. Church Youth Department celebrated Children’s Day on June 8. The youth department did a wonderful job.

Rev. Turner delivered a powerful word from God. His text came from 1Samuel chapter 17 verses 45-47. The … Read more

Simpson Water Association opens new office

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Simpson Water Association on June 13. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the ceremony. The ceremony was held in conjunction with Simpson WA Open House. 
Pictured is Simpson Water Association board members, customers and friends of the water association.

By Staff and Press Reports

 

Simpson Water Association recently opened a new office at 9820 MS Hwy. 413 in Weir and held an open house for customers to tour the office and see some of their new technology.

The … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 16 incident offense reports and 39 miscellaneous reports last week.

6/9/13    Billy Johnson Jr   B/M   6/25/82 CSO   Failure To Comply & Disturbing Family Peace

6/9/13    Steve Fulgham      W/M    5/31/48   CSO A&B Alcohol Treatment

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Calendar of Events

Farmers’ Market

The Choctaw County Farmers’ Market was scheduled to be held every Friday in June and July. Due to weather conditions that delayed planting, the market will not be held in June.

Driver Ed. Registration

Classes will be July … Read more