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French Camp Harvest Festival: October 8th Hitch up the horses and load the wagons! Make your way to the annual French Camp Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 8th. … Read more

Impact: Solar System Encounters examined

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a program for this season called ” IMPACT: SOLAR SYSTEM ENCOUNTERS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, October 14, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of … Read more

Teen smoking rate declines

Submitted by Keetha Mosley

Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition

Smoking among middle school students in Mississippi is declining. According to the Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center, in 2013 4.1% of middle school students were current smokers, a decrease of over … Read more

Choctaw County man accused of robbing Winona Bank

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson

Winona Editor and Publisher

WINONA – A Choctaw County man stands accused of robbing the Renasant Bank on Summit Street in Winona. According to Captain Dan Herod, chief investigator with the Winona Police Department, John Michael … Read more

WFCA Day singing

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On Saturday, October 1 soloist Danita Douglas of Ackerman sang at WFCA Radio Station live on air during FM108 day at French Camp. There was other soloist that sang and some groups, including Joyful Noise, also from Ackerman. It was

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Conservation Carnival held at Choctaw Lake

About the environment

About the environment

Submitted by Judy Briggs

District Coordinator

Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District

The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted their annual Conservation Carnival at Choctaw Lake on September 21, 2016. Fifth Grade Students from … Read more

Weir expands its city limit

From staff reports

The Choctaw Plaindealer

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Maps Courtesy of Crowder Engineering

At a public hearing held Friday, May 13, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Choctaw County Courthouse, Chancellor, Edward Fenwick, of the 6th Chancery District of Mississippi gave Weir … Read more