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Presley introduces contracting rule

The Commission take a bold, aggressive step to help boost the Mississippi economy and help Mississippi based companies.  Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley (D-Nettleton) introduced the “Hire Mississippi Rule”, a mandate requiring rate regulated, investor-owned utilities to greatly expand…

Students learn about geocaching

Submitted by Deborah Bruister Mrs. Bruister’s 6th grade PACE class learned how to find geocaches on the geocaching.com website and what type of geocache to look for. Anthony and Fran McGee, both avid geocachers also showed the students different types…

Choctaw County 4th graders celebrate Arbor Day

Submitted by Kayla McMinn Prior to celebrating Arbor Day, Kayla McMinn-District Coordinator for the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District-visited each fourth grade class to teach the students about this year’s poster contest theme “Healthy Soils are Full of…

Supervisors agree to pay clinic lease payments

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors agreed to assist the county’s hospital management group with lease payments for the Louisville Clinic during its May 1 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse boardroom at…

Control asthma, allergies by keeping homes clean

Written By Susan M. Collins-Smith Submitted By Juli Hughes MSU Extension Service-Choctaw County   As spring blooms outdoors, many people with allergies take refuge inside their homes, but indoor air pollutants can trigger allergic reactions, as well. “Dust, pollen, cockroaches,…

Ragsdale to speak at next Highlight Luncheon

Submitted by Mary Nell Coblentz French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, May 9, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be Lance Ragsdale, Vice President of Development at French Camp Academy.  Lance will be…