Lil’ Blessings Children’s Consignment Sale is fully stocked and ready to sell to the public this Friday and Saturday. On Friday, September 25 , from 9am – 6pm, and Saturday, September 26, from 9am – 11 am , Lil’ Blessings … Read more
Too much Trump
Jealous and baffled by the attention that celebrity presidential candidate Donald Trump has been given, most of his Republican rivals spent Wednesday night’s debate trying to knock him down a few notches.
There’s plenty to criticize about … Read more
From school reports
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (2-1) beat Northwestern (La.) State (0-3) 62-13 on Saturday in front of a crowd of over 61,000 at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs racked up a school-record 647 yards of offense while only … Read more
The Noxapater Community Alliance is gearing up for the annual Cotton Gin Festival. The festival date has be set for Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This year’s festival boasts of a car show, pageant, venders, and … Read more
By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Choctaw County 4-H Club has several meetings planned for the month of October. The Club meetings are held at the 4-H Building located across the street from the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman.… Read more
By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Sow seeds of most perennial wildflowers, especially spring and early summer bloomers, in the fall from September through November.
They are naturally adapted to and benefit from fall rains and cold … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
The first words that I learned to read, write, and pronounce from the printed page were taught to me by my grandmother and Captain Kangaroo (to this day I have … Read more
Hunting is a hobby of mine. I was introduced to it many years ago when I lived in a house with four other males. I followed the motto, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” … Read more
By Amy Barefield
MSU School of Human Sciences
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Grandparents provide a loving, low-cost and flexible alternative to center-based child care for many families across Mississippi. The benefits to the parents, children and grandparents in these situations are … Read more
From C.J. Johnson
Dunbar Rowland’s history of Mississippi continues in this column.
“The civil government of Mississippi, which was overthrown by the force of military authority, had been in operation nearly three years.
Under conditions as they existed for three … Read more