News

Growers find perfect fit with farmers markets

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND, Miss. — A profitable sales outlet and a ready-made customer base make farmers markets the ideal channels for small-scale producers to sell their crops.

“Price and demand both drive the success of farmers … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/15/15

Ackerman School Reunion
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, former classmates, teachers, coaches, administrators and friends will gather on the Choctaw County High School Campus for the annual school reunion.  The meeting begins in the Ty Cobb Complex at 12:00 Noon … Read more

HCC Lady Bulldogs have 11-9 North Division mark

From school results

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs split two key North Division contests with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Lady Rangers on Saturday, winning game one 4-1 and falling in game two 4-0.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am reading a book titled “Hamlet: A User’s Guide” by Michael Pennington, who has performed in “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” numerous times throughout three decades.… Read more

Resentment- The Silent Assassin

From Ethen Gillespie
 
“Wow!!” I said as I listened. So much hurt . . . so much unforgiveness . . . so much resentment.

I wondered if either of them recognized what was happening, when it happened and how it … Read more

April skies over rainwater with upcoming event 

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this winter season called “APRIL SKIES OVER RAINWATER!” This presentation will be given on Friday, April 10, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/15/15

WED, APRIL 15
Junior College Softball
2 p.m. — Itawamba at Jackson (Tenn.) State (DH)
College Baseball
6:30 p.m. — UT-Martin at Ole Miss
College Softball
8 p.m. — South Alabama at Mississippi State… Read more

Three Locals set to perform at ICC

Kelli Aurell, Marilyn Ramirez, & Roman Ramirez set to perform. CenterStage, Itawamba Community College’s pop show group, will perform its spring concert at 6:30 p.m., Apr. 23, in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus. This … Read more

MDWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop in Choctaw County

From pres reports

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Choctaw County. The workshop will be held at the Choctaw County of Commerce at 55 East Quinn Street in … Read more