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Swimming safety tips keep summer fun

By Alexandra Woolbright
MSU Extension Service
The Early Years Network

STARKVILLE, Miss. — During the summer months, few activities are more appealing than a dip in the pool to escape the heat, but safety must be the top priority.

According … Read more

Dixie Pan Club sings at Nursing Home

The Dixie Pan Club came to the Choctaw County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center Wednesday, May 18 and lead the residents in songs of praise. Chuck Bailey/Staff Alexis Turnipseed plays the guitar as Dixie Pan members lead the group in … Read more

Mewbourn named MJHSRA Steer Riding State Champion

Submitted

Colton Mewbourn recently won the Mississippi Junior High School Rodeo Association (MJHSRA) State Championship in Steer Riding in Hattiesburg June 10, 2016. Colton is now a two time state champion in steer riding as he also won the championship … Read more

Threadgill receives Board of Supervisors’ Scholarship

By Chuck Bailey

The Choctaw Plaindealer

Lauren Threadgill, a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School, graciously received a scholarship for $500 dollars from the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, June 20, 2016.

Threadgill, … Read more

French Camp begins the day with Prayer

From Town and Staff Reports

French Camp hosted the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5, 2016 with a service that started at 7:15 a.m. in front of City Hall with over 50 participants. After Mayor Barlow welcomed everyone. Bro. … Read more

CCS&WCD invites MACD Scholarship Applications

By Judy Briggs

District Coordinator

The Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District (CCS&WCD), a member of the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts (MACD); announces its annual call for applications for four scholarships to be awarded in January 2017.

1st … Read more

Calendar of Events

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NARFE Meeting

June 23, Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association … Read more