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Farmers’ Market

The Choctaw County Farmers’ Market was scheduled to be held every Friday in June and July. Due to weather conditions that delayed planting, the market will not be held in June.

 

Driver Ed. Registration

Classes will be … Read more

United Way of North Mississippi launches first website

From Press Reports

 

The United Way of North Central Mississippi has launched its first-ever website as part of an ongoing effort to boost the organization’s community visibility and that of the 15 charitable agencies it serves.

The new United … Read more

Secretary of State partners with Realtors

From Press Reports

 

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is partnering with licensed real estate brokers in Mississippi to actively market tax-forfeited properties in the state.

“If you want property sold in Mississippi, you sell through a licensed Realtor,” said … Read more

Summer Ice Cream Appetizers

Family Features

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or an everyday moment, ice cream treats are always welcome on the menu. These sweet recipes are sure to make any occasion a little more fun.

Fried Ice Cream Sticks: Developed by … Read more

Civil War – Life inside a siege: A look at Vicksburg

From the National Park Service comes a look at life inside Vicksburg during those miserable, frightening days and nights of the Siege. “… citizens who had chosen to remain and Confederate soldiers defending the city coped as best they could.… Read more

Travel with pets requires planning

By Susan Collins-Smith

MSU Ag Communications

 

Whether families head to the local park or an out-of-town destination, veterinarians advise them this summer to take steps to ensure pets stay safe and healthy as they travel.

Dr. Joey Burt, assistant … Read more

Good manners require handwritten responses

If you want to make Emily Post roll over in her grave, consider texting a thank you message or posting your appreciation to someone on their Facebook wall, rather than sending the traditional, handwritten thank-you note. No matter how much Read more

New procedure gives reflux relief for many patients

From Press Reports

 

Elwanda Walker endured test after test and tried medication upon medication before finding relief from chronic reflux in a new procedure done exclusively in this region at North Mississippi Medical Center.

Reflux, also called gastroesophageal reflux … Read more

Late freezes delay, reduce blueberries

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

Late-spring cold snaps and untimely freezes have delayed harvests and reduced yields for Mississippi’s 2013 blueberry crop.

George Traicoff of Hernando runs a family owned and operated you-pick operation in DeSoto County. He … Read more