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The Secrets of Orion set for Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 11 starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater…

Calendar of Events

Book Sale at Broken Wings Broken Wings Thrift Store is having a book sale during the month of January. All books 10 for $1 or 25 cents each for less than 10. Open Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 8…

Longtime MSU Archivist, Civil War author writes new chapter

From Mississippi State University Civil War author, professor and Mississippi State University archivist Michael B. Ballard will turn the page and begin writing another chapter in his own life-retirement. Ballard, whose most recent book “The Civil War in Mississippi: Major…

Supervisors consider restructuring bonds

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors may restructure the current $13 million bonds for a lower interest rate and savings. The supervisors sold the $13 million bonds over a year ago to build the…

County Relay for Life plans underway

From press reports Are you a cancer survivor or do you have a loved one who has battled cancer? The American Cancer Society wants to host a Relay for Life in Choctaw County on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 10…

MCS hosts annual Family Heritage Celebration

By Press Reports The Miller-Coleman-Satterfield Foundation, Inc. hosted its annual Family Heritage Celebration to honor widows and widowers in the community. This year’s theme was “Celebrating the Legacy of the Past as a Foundation for the Future.” Rev. Tyrone Edward…