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Unclaimed property list published in today’s edition

From press reports

During the week of April 12, newspapers across the state of Mississippi will include a special tabloid listing names, provided by the office of the State Treasurer, of unclaimed property owners reported through November 1, 2014. Currently, … Read more

Does a long shadow last forever? Part two

Katherine Black moderates discussions while Dr. Ballard answers questions.

Submitted by Jan Ballard
Mississippi State Extension Service
Choctaw County

Choctaw County author, Michael B Ballard, joined Yarn Spinners Book Club (part of Mississippi State University Extension Service) on Tuesday, April 7, in the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman to … Read more

Chargers in Charge- Feb

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Chargers In Charge
February

Chargers in Charge is a character counts program. Teachers choose different students each month.… Read more

Organization, USM help promote job growth

From Press Reports

Innovate Mississippi and the University of Southern Mississippi College of Business Economic Development and Tourism Department have teamed up to assist the Regional Economic Enterprise of Mississippi (The Enterprise), an organization that was formed by an interlocal … Read more

Choctaw County set to close out region schedule

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School look to close out their Region 5-3A baseball schedule this week when they visit Forest on Tuesday and Southeast Lauderdale on Friday.

Last week CCHS split a pair … Read more

South takes both MACJC all-star games

From special reports

The South women and the South men captured the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) All-Star Basketball contests held Friday at East Central Community College’s Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus.

Miaya … Read more

Panthers in thick of Region 6-1A title chase

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Panthers of French Camp Academy split a pair of Region 6-1A baseball games with Ethel last week to move to 5-6 overall and 3-1 in league play.

FCA was set to visit non-league foe … Read more

Growers find perfect fit with farmers markets

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND, Miss. — A profitable sales outlet and a ready-made customer base make farmers markets the ideal channels for small-scale producers to sell their crops.

“Price and demand both drive the success of farmers … Read more