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The Ackerman AEST Plant Science class host plant sale

The Ackerman AEST Plant Science class is gearing up for their annual
plant sale. Students have planted, fertilized, and watered a variety
of bedding plants and vegetables in the local AEST greenhouse in
hopes of making a profit to benefit … Read more

The 2013 First Unity Spring Break Pageant

By Press Reports

Every Child at First Unity is a winner.

On March 16 a pageant was held at First Unity’s Life Center.

The Overall Winner was Kylie Brown. She is the daughter of Keith and
Dennisia (Mickey) Brown. She … Read more

Annual Passion Walk planned

By Staff and Press Reports

Noon on Good Friday, March 29 at the walking track in Ackerman

Everyone is invited to join the 7th Annual Passion Walk on Good
Friday, March 29 at noon at the walking track in downtown … Read more

French Camp officials join Republicans

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of French Camp along with Constable
Post 1 were welcomed to the Republican Party in style.

After officially joining, the Mississippi Republican Party held a
press conference at … Read more

Supervisors approve to purchase new fire truck

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved to purchase a new
fire truck for Union Volunteer Fire Department.

In their March 18 board meeting, representatives from Union VFD
attended the meeting to discuss issues … Read more

Extension’ means ‘reaching out’ — to the most local of levels

From Press Reports

“Extension” means “reaching out,” and — along with teaching and
research — land-grant institutions “extend” their resources, solving
public needs with college or university resources through non-formal,
non-credit programs.

These programs are largely through county and regional … Read more

Calendar of Events

Weir Baptist Church Easter
Musical March 27
M&M’s will present their Easter musical, Wednesday, March 27 at 6 pm.
Refreshments and fellowship after the program.

NARFE to Meet
March 28
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet… Read more

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

House members passed a variety of bills this week in advance of
upcoming deadlines during the last few weeks of the 2013 Legislative
Session. Most of the bills came before the House for a … Read more