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Calendar of Events – 08/19/15

Turning Tide The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw County’s Turning the Tide on Poverty project is offering free adult computer classes. Class size is limited to 10 people and will be held Sept. 9,16, 23, and 30 from 9:30 a.m. -11:30…

The power of water in your life

Written by: Pamela Redwine, Nutrition & Food Safety Area Agent Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County Everyday I take a bottle of water to work with me with the goal of drinking…

Berries are better than ice cream when done right

Written by: Pamela Redwine, MSU Extension Service Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator/Family & Consumer Science Agent/4-H MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County Berries are a decadent treat of summer. They are a health benefit as their potassium helps keep…

Sports Schedules – 08/19/15

THURS, AUG. 20 Prep Softball 4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy 4:30/6 p.m. — Grenada at East Webster 4:30/6 p.m. — French Camp Academy at Winona 5 p.m. — Noxapater at Ethel

USM. ECCC combine to offer fall softball camps

From school reports East Central Community College and University of Southern Mississippi softball coaches are teaming up to offer both skills and pitching camps on the Decatur campus this fall. An All Skills Camp will be held Sept. 14, 21,…

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus. ECCC President Dr. Billy…

Primary run-off upcoming in Choctaw County

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer Residents of Choctaw County are preparing to cast their votes as the Primary run-off elections are set for Tuesday, August 25. In the Justice Court Judge, Post 2 race, Teresa Weeks will face incumbent…