News

Challenges continue for state’s corn crop

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

If Mississippi’s corn growers thought planting season was a wild ride, they better fasten their seatbelts for harvest time.

Erick Larson, corn specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said wet fields … Read more

Farmers’ Market begins in Ackerman

From press and staff reports

 

Local farmers and the Choctaw County MSU Extension Office gathered at the first Farmers’ Market of the season to reap benefits of many long and hard days work.

The Farmers’ Market will be held … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 30 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week.

6/28/13    Earl J Cullum   B/M     10/18/89 CSO    Bench Warrant

6/30/13   Norberto Hernandez H/M   6/5/91   CSO Dom. Viol. & Resisting Arrest

7/1/13   Shawna Murphy      … Read more

MSU plans Corn, Soybean Field Day

From Press Reports

 

STONEVILLE – Corn and soybean producers as well as others involved in agriculture will benefit from the July 18 Corn and Soybean Field Day at Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center.

Registration begins at … Read more

Trunk or Treat planning meeting next week

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

Although JuneFest just wrapped up for the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, it’s time to start planning for fall activities in Choctaw County. There will be a Trunk or Treat planning meeting on … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I visited a website titled “Building a Better Vocabulary,” which pointed out that everyone, from beginning English students to veterans in journalism, knows the frustration of not having the right … Read more

Executive joins Southwest Tennessee CCFB

By Press Reports

 

The Southwest Tennessee Community College Foundation welcomed Derrick Pratt to its Board of Trustees.

Derrick Pratt is a native of Ackerman. Pratt is the General Manager responsible for overall profit and loss (P&L) for recycling plants … Read more

Farmer’s Market to begin July 12

The Choctaw County Farmers Market will be held Friday, July 12 beginning at 8 am at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, Vardaman sweet potatoes, eggplant, blueberries, watermelon, peaches, plants and more. Free items … Read more

Mississippi Mustangs place second

MS Mustangs traveled to Gulfport on Saturday, June 22 and took 2nd place in the South State tournament.

They would like to thank the following sponsors who made it possible: Umi’s Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, Fondren Logging, Hunt Pest … Read more

Mr. and Miss Zeta Royalty Pageant held

From press reports

 

Rho Nu Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated held it’s Mr. & Miss Zeta Royalty Pageant, June 1 at the Kosciusko Library.

The Rho Nu Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated would … Read more