C-4 Angus Farm joins membership of AAA

From press reports

C-4 Angus Farm, Mathiston, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

The American Angus Association, with more than … Read more

Don’t plant perennial herbs before last frost

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
MSU Horticulture Specialists

In some areas, you’ll already find transplants of perennial herbs, such as thyme, lemon balm, oregano, chives and winter savory at your garden center.

Although some of these… Read more

Ackerman Aldermen: No sewer charge price reduction

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

In the March 4 Ackerman Aldermen meeting, the board approved not to grant a sewer charge price reduction for Mississippi Forge, the steel mill.

Mayor Dick Cain said that Mississippi Forge has requested… Read more

Representative Hood gives weekly update

Rep. Joey Hood

JoeyHood02-20Tuesday, March 4 was deadline day to move all general bills received from the Senate out of committee and onto the House Calendar. The majority of House committees met and workedhard to clear their committee agendas … Read more

Judge Loper teaches election process

Loper with the class

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Second grade students at Ackerman Elementary School surprised Fifth Circuit Court District Judge Joey Loper with their knowledge of the presidential election process.

Judge Loper visited … Read more

Finer Womanhood week

3-5 Zeta Phi Beta

The ladies of the Rho Nu Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, recently celebrated Finer Womanhood Week, by attending … Read more

Hands on learning of science at Grace Christian

Mr. Joy with the GCS 5th grade class

From press reports

Recently the fifth graders at Grace Christian had the opportunity to make models of a plant or animal cell for science class.  Mason Joy, 5th grade math, science, Bible and history teacher, is … Read more

Rep. Hood gives weekly legislative update

Submitted photo
Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G visited the Capitol on February 26 for Trooper Day urging legislators to support funding for a trooper school. Pictured is (left to right) MHP Troop G, Trooper Wayne Cantrell, District 35 Rep. Joey Hood and Trooper Greg Bell.

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

This week, House members raced against the clock to meet Wednesday’s deadline for original floor action on Appropriation and Revenue bills originating in the House, and Thursday’s deadline of … Read more