News

Good deer harvest expected in Mississippi this season

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

According to a Mississippi deer biologist area hunters can expect a larger than normal harvest out of a deer population that is nearing two million.

“I’m expecting a better season this year than the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 9/24/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary

Recently I watched Richard Wilbur’s English Version of The Misanthrope by Moliere, performed by the Carpetbaggers Theatre Group, based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England.… Read more

Bringing Indoor Comfort Outside

Family Features

The arrival of summer, along with its sunny skies and beautiful weather, beckons homeowners to create a space to entertain guests and enjoy the great outdoors. Design an outdoor living room that merges style and function, and incorporates … Read more

Civil War: Action in Missouri and Davis visits Hood

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In late September 1864, Confederate President Jefferson Davis met with his General, John Bell Hood, in Georgia to go over recent events, including Hood’s failed attacks on Union General Wm. T. Sherman, as well as the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 9/24/2014

THUR, SEPT. 25
Prep Softball
5:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater
6:15 p.m. — Nettleton at Louisville
6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora
Junior College
6:30 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at … Read more

Four steps for attacking garage organization

(Family Features)

Organizing the garage may be one of the most feared tasks in household history. According to a recent Gladiator GarageWorks survey, nearly three out of four households can only park one car in their two-car garage, illustrating the … Read more

Fall allergies are common problems

Written by: Dr. Carla Stanford, Regional Health Specialist
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

With Fall officially here, there is a returned love for being outdoors without swimming in sweat but with the … Read more

Calendar of Events – 9/24/2014

Revival
Sept. 24-26

True Restoration Christian Church invites you to Fall Revival on September 24-26 at 7 p.m. nightly. Speakers are Apostle Charles and Mary Johnson. Church is located at 1523 N. Louisville Street, Ackerman. Pastor is Ronald Lundell.

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Wildlife Outdoor Learning Festival set

By Press Reports

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is hosting the Wildlife Outdoor Learning Festival on Saturday, September 27 from 9 AM to 2 PM to celebrate Mississippi wildlife, outdoor recreation, and nature-inspired art.  … Read more

Using Social Media for business class offered by Chamber

A past class held at the Chamber.;

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi State Extension Service eBeat team will be hosting an education workshop titled “Using Social Media for Your Business.” This workshop is focused on all types … Read more