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Lil’ Blessings Sale this week in Louisville

Lill blessings photo

Lil’ Blessings Children’s Consignment Sale is fully stocked and ready to sell to the public this Friday and Saturday. On Friday, September 25 , from 9am – 6pm, and Saturday, September 26, from 9am – 11 am , Lil’ Blessings … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/23/15

Too much Trump

Jealous and baffled by the attention that celebrity presidential candidate Donald Trump has been given, most of his Republican rivals spent Wednesday night’s debate trying to knock him down a few notches.

There’s plenty to criticize about … Read more

Bulldogs use school-record performance to down NSU

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (2-1) beat Northwestern (La.)  State (0-3) 62-13 on Saturday in front of a crowd of over 61,000 at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs racked up a school-record 647 yards of offense while only … Read more

Cotton Gin Festival set for Sept. 26

The Noxapater Community Alliance is gearing up for the annual Cotton Gin Festival. The festival date has be set for Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This year’s festival boasts of a car show, pageant, venders, and … Read more

October 4-H meetings planned in the month

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County 4-H Club has several meetings planned for the month of October. The Club meetings are held at the 4-H Building located across the street from the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman.… Read more

Sow perennial flowers in the fall

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

Sow seeds of most perennial wildflowers, especially spring and early summer bloomers, in the fall from September through November.

They are naturally adapted to and benefit from fall rains and cold … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/23/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The first words that I learned to read, write, and pronounce from the printed page were taught to me by my grandmother and Captain Kangaroo (to this day I have … Read more

In Our Community – 09/23/15

“Bird”
 
Lisa Harris
 
Hunting is a hobby of mine. I was introduced to it many years ago when I lived in a house with four other males. I followed the motto, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” … Read more

Grandparents offer quality option to working parents

By Amy Barefield
MSU School of Human Sciences

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Grandparents provide a loving, low-cost and flexible alternative to center-based child care for many families across Mississippi. The benefits to the parents, children and grandparents in these situations are … Read more