Local baseball team, the “82 Sluggers”, won the 82 Challenge Celebrating Moms Tournament on May 9, 2015. … Read more
From Dustin Barnes
JACKSON, Miss. – Men have higher morbidity rates in almost every one of the leading causes of death in the United States, a factor leading to a renewed focus on men’s health issues.
Since 1994, June … Read more
Pictured is Rick Jenkins, Chairman of the Choctaw County Medical Foundation and David Liffrig, General Manager at North American Coal (Mississippi Lignite Mining Company). North American Coal presented a $2000 donation to the Choctaw County Medical Foundation last week.… Read more
By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and its members welcomed a new Board of Directors earlier this year. Four new Directors have joined the Board along with three existing Directors.
In March, the … Read more
Written by: Allison Matthews, Editor, Office of Public Affairs at Mississippi State University
Photo by: Beth Wynn
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator, MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337
Chieko Iwata will present a program on Japan including school … Read more
Kyla Perry, Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, has been preparing for the state program, which will be held in Meridian in late July.
When the local program was held in March, two businesses offered clothing for the winner of … Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Choctaw County Animal Shelter has big plans for the summer as it participates in a number of concluded and upcoming fundraising events.
Choctaw County Animal Shelter Director Rita Morris is very excited about … Read more
By Tresa Erickson
Picture it. It’s the early 1900s, and while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon, a young woman begins to reflect on her life. She had lost her mother in her teens and was raised by her father. … Read more
By Gary R. Bachman
Coastal Research & Extension Center
Last month, I wrote about getting mom the perfect Mother’s Day rose. With Father’s Day just a couple of weeks away, it’s gift time again. I’ve always enjoyed getting … Read more
COLUMBUS – Alex Smith suffers from test anxiety – but her time at East Mississippi Community College’s Launch Pad left her too prepared to fail.
The 17-year-old from Starkville was one of 17 Launch Pad students to earn their … Read more