The prolonged wet weather has prompted a lot of calls about garden millipedes, Oxidus gracilis. Although these arthropods are harmless to people, pets, and plants, they can become quite a nuisance when they occur in the kind of numbers that … Read more
By Adam Minichino
The Commercial Dispatch
Score one for the “Perch Jerkers.”
Even though Rick Dendy, of Ackerman, and Carl Froshour don’t consider that style of fishing “old school,” they are right at home without spider rigging and fishing … Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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