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Head Start visits AEST 

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60 Head Start students ages 3-4 years old recently visited the AEST program at the Choctaw County Career & Technology Center. Mrs. Kristy Camp, AEST Instructor spoke with students about the requirements for plant growth. She and… Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 61 miscellaneous incident reports and four incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Calendar of events

Graduation Celebration for all Choctaw County Seniors

May 8
The Choctaw County High School Alumni Association will be honoring all seniors in Choctaw County, Thursday May 8 at 6 P.M. The graduation celebration will be … Read more

The Civil War – The Battle of the Wilderness

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The National Park Service website asks, “Did you know the first infantry shots of the bloodiest campaign in American history were fired in Saunders Field on May 5, 1864.” The intense fighting took place in Spotsylvania … Read more

61,494 Mississippians Enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace

Nationwide, enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace surged to eight million at the end of the first enrollment period, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. In Mississippi alone, 61,494 individuals selected a Marketplace plan. The final enrollment reporting period spans … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

The last syllable of the word I have in mind (an adjective and a verb) has the sound of the word that sometimes follows “Name that.” Tell me the word … Read more