Appreciation Luncheon


Photos by Ellen Turnipseed

Monday, March 21, the Weir United Methodist Church Ladies and the Weir Baptist WMU … Read more

Spring flea market held

Photos by Juli Hughes
Flea Market vendors

From MSU Extension Reports

The Choctaw County Flea Market was held Saturday, April 2 from 8:00am until 1:00pm in the Main Street parking lot in downtown Ackerman.… Read more

Nominees submitted for board of directors

Photos courtesy of Today in Mississippi 
Johnny Johnson

Courtesy of Today in Mississippi

Two incumbent directors are nominated for re-election to 4-County Electric Power Association’s board of directors.

The Association’s nominating committee met March 15 and submitted the names of Johnny Johnson of Columbus for District 1, Lowndes … Read more

EMCC theatre department to debut original play

EMCC’s Eggplant _ Cast
Cast members for EMCC’s Golden Triangle Theatre’s production of the play “Eggplant” are, front row from left, Jordan Anderson (Steens), Sarah Marlin (Columbus), Tiffany Peevy (Columbus), Shanna Lehr (Caledonia), and Madison Pouliot (Memphis, Tenn.). In the back row, from left are Moesha Clayborn (Steens), Zachary Chestnutt (Columbus), student director Rex Ames (Starkville), Ryan Jeffries (Ackerman), playwright Don R. Vaughan (Center Grove), Stephen Malone (Columbus) and Hayden Steadman (Mathiston).

MAYHEW – The East Mississippi Community College Golden Triangle campus Theatre Department presents the debut performance of “Eggplant,” a play written by former Dark Shadows and Gunsmoke actress Kathleen Cody and Don Rodney Vaughan, a local professor, playwright and radio … Read more

Mississippi Hills offers grant funds for education


By Kayla McCarley

An additional  Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area (MHNHR) grant round with $50,000 available will be conducted between May 1-June 30, 2016 for education grants only. These grants can be used to help defray some of the … Read more

CRMC welcomes new social worker

Stephanie Black

From Hospital Reports

Last month, Choctaw Regional Medical Center (CRMC) welcomed their new Director of Social Services, Stephanie Black.  Black was born and raised in Little Rock, AR, and has resided in Starkville the past 17 years with her husband, … Read more

In due time all will reap a harvest of righteousness

French Camp Students enjoy gardening

By J. Lance Ragsdale
French Camp Academy

Preparing the Soil
Just as a gardener considers his field, we carefully study the needs of our garden. The gardener then turns the soil and adds nutrients. French Camp Academy prepares students through … Read more