Delta State preparing for upcoming season

The 2016 Delta State University football team kicked off its fall camp with the first practice at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. Thursday’s two hour session was the first of 10 practices, before the Statesmen scrimmage on Sunday, Aug. 21, in preparation … Read more

Nutrition, training work hand-in-hand for athletes

By Michaela Parker
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Student athletes will be returning not only to the classroom soon, but also to after-school practice and games.

Research shows that around 70 percent of children participate in organized sports. In … Read more

County welcomes Congressman Kelly


Kelly stopped by Mitchell Dental Clinic pictured (left to right) is Willy Weddle with Congressman Kelly’s Staff, Jamie McHan, Amanda Long and Kelly

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

U.S. Congressman, Trent Kelly visits every county in his district, the … Read more

Community Partners propose playground

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Melissa Stevens with Community Partners, a newly formed group of ladies that want to make improvements to the town of Ackerman, came before the Ackerman Board of Alderman at their August 2, 2016 meeting … Read more

Rainwater selected to study low altitude aurora

From Press Reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp has been selected among five other facilities around the country to participate in a research project studying low altitude aurora.

The project involved the installation of a high-end research camera at the … Read more

Back to the basics at French Camp Academy

Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

Romans 5:5
Reading, ‘Riting, and ‘Rithmetic

School is the game; learning is the aim. … Read more

Ribbon cutting set for Mr. Preston’s Garden

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

It’s time for a ribbon cutting! Join Mr. Preston’s Garden and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2016 for a ribbon cutting and grand opening. Mr. Preston’s Garden … Read more