November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Written by: Dr. Carla Stanford, Regional Health Specialist
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension Service-Choctaw County 285-6337

Approximately 230,000 Mississippians have diabetes, and an additional 115,000 of those people have the disease and do not even know it. … Read more

Dixie Pan Club holds October meeting

By Press Reports

Meeting of the Dixie Pan Club was held on October 15. Thought of the day-No day is any better than another; it is you who makes the difference.

Edwina Wise gave our treasurer report and we discussed … Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/5/2014

WTVA’s Food for Families Food Drive begins
Oct. 27-Dec. 12

WTVA’s Food for Families Food Drive begins October 27 and goes through December 12.  All food collected in Choctaw County goes to Broken Wings Ministries.  While any non-perishable food items … Read more

Civil War – Battle of Johnsonville, Tennessee

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The Federal campaign in Tennessee was known as the Franklin and Nashville Campaign of 1864. It was also known as Hood’s Tennessee Campaign, with all the action in the “Western Theatre.”

“In an effort to check … Read more

Turkey and Tinsel next week

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend Turkey and Tinsel on Thursday, November 13 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Chamber member retailers and businesses will be participating in Turkey and Tinsel … Read more

In Our Community – 11/5/2014

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

Sometimes the most stupid, seemingly, things run through my mind.  While I was making the bed a while ago an absolutely idiotic little rhyme kept jumping around in my head, much like the ones who … Read more

No defense for beating

By Ethen Gillespie

I am a proud Mississippi State graduate and Bulldog Fan. What a time to be a Bulldog Fan!

After State’s fantastic performance against Auburn a few weeks back, I took to the internet and social media to … Read more

Ingram Reunion held

By Kim Worrell

Saturday October 25th was the kickoff for the Annual Ingram Reunion. Festivities began with lunch at the home of John and Betty Worrell in McCool, on the property of the old Ingram Homestead.

There were 21 family … Read more

‘GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays’ seminar

By Press Reports

Thursday, November 13- 6:30 pm, French Camp Presbyterian Church,
323 School Street, French Camp, MS
Are you dreading the thought of having to face this Holiday season without a loved one who has died?  Our Surviving the … Read more