Historical luncheon to feature Rodgers


French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon  will be Tuesday, August 11, noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church.

The speaker will be Carolyn Scoggins Rodgers who will be sharing stories of “The Three Sisters: Erline Crowder, Christine Scoggins, and Ruby Stevens,” … Read more

Education Notes – 08/05/15


ICC recognizes Lemire

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2015 include Kelsey Lemire of Weir, Academic, Special Achievement. … Read more

Lee ready for a strong sophomore season

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By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

LAFAYETTE, LA — It’s more than a 325 mile drive from Ackerman, Miss. to Lafayette, La., but that doesn’t keep sophomore University of Louisiana Lafayette defensive lineman Taboris Lee from feeling like he is at … Read more

Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock died July 30


From press reports

Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock of Louisville died Thursday, July 30, after a short battle with pancreatic and liver cancers. He was 74.

A funeral service  will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Grace … Read more

Make budget, list for school shopping

Written By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Ag Communications
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator, MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Back-to-school supplies can often include expensive items that can blow the family budget, but a little preparation can help keep the … Read more

FBC to host Renewal services August 7 to 9

Submitted by Pam Comfort

The staff and congregation of First Baptist Church invite the community to be a part of the August 7,8,9 Refreshment and Renewal services. Using the Scripture, “As cold water to a weary soul, So is good … Read more

Mississippi prepares for avian influenza

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

Mississippi’s officials seem sure the state is experiencing the calm before the storm as the poultry industry anticipates the arrival of bird flu later this year.

Tom Tabler, poultry specialist with the Mississippi State … Read more