Charger Football Camp held


Eighteen boys enjoyed three days of learning about football from the coaching staff of the Choctaw County High School Chargers coaching staff.

The camp was held May 28-30 at the football field. The 18 future football players, in grades 1st-6th, … Read more

What kind of a saver are you?

Many believe that low-and moderate-income families cannot afford to save and build wealth. Yet research shows that there are “savers” and “spenders” in all income classes. While those with modest incomes cannot save as much as the affluent, almost all Read more

Marriage education workshop graduates

Graduates of the Building Strong Families workshop 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage are: (back row) Jerome Carter, Tammy Stevenson-Stallings, Alynda Loney, Carrie Thomas, Jalissa Carter, Janice Thomas, (front row) Holden Blake, Jacqui Blake and Christene Skinner.

By Press Reports


The most recent class to complete the Building Strong Families (BSF) marriage education workshop entitled 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage was recently held at Emerson Family Center in Starkville. The classes, free of charge, were … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Students in one of my public speaking classes will be watching and reading Hamlet; in the other section they will be watching and reading As You Like it. I am … Read more

The Civil War – Vicksburg and Brandy Station

Submitted by C. J. Johnson


In an effort to aid Vicksburg, Confederate troops led by General Henry McCulloch attacked the Federal post at Milliken’s Bend, Louisiana, across the River from Vicksburg. Earlier, the outpost was important to General Grant … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon planned

By Press Reports


The June Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, June 11 at noon.

The speaker with be Mr. Bill Adams, former French Camp Academy Business Administrator and Executive V.P. of Operations … Read more

Local students among UMMC’s grads

From the University of Mississippi Medical Center Division of Public Affairs


A record 681 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals and graduate students in the health sciences were awarded degrees during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s 57th Commencement … Read more

Calendar of Events

Driver Ed.


Classes will be July 8-July 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., daily. Cost $150. Students receive ½ credit. Students are responsible for obtaining driving permit or drivers license before assigned driving time. Contact Lynn Scribner at the school 285-4101 … Read more


Mrs. Katie Mae Dorman

Funeral services for Katie Mae Dorman,99, of Poplar Creek will be at 2:00 p.m. on 
Wednesday, June 5, at Bethany Church of God near Poplar Creek, with burial 
following in Bethany Cemetery. Dr. Duran Palmertree, assisted … Read more

MDEQ awards grant to Choctaw County

From press reports


The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Choctaw County a solid waste assistance grant of $27,060 that will be used by the county for a solid waste enforcement officer and to clean up illegal … Read more