Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney wants everyone using a fireplace, gas heater, or wood burning stove for warmth to use extreme caution. As state temperatures remain below the freezing mark and lows are expected to break … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
Operas are an important part of our culture. “Another Opening, Another Show” by Tom Markus and Linda Sarver points out that opera was born in the Renaissance when the Florentine … Read more
Jackson – As the temperature falls to sub-freezing levels in Mississippi, the risk of someone dying in a fire increases significantly. Careless or improper use of heating sources continues to be a leading cause of fire deaths in the state. … Read more
By Press Reports
Mississippi State G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Leadership Program recently named 45 spring 2014 fellows.
Kyle Henson, of Ackerman, a junior international business major is one of those 45.
The three-semester program is designed for MSU students … Read more
By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippi’s top two agricultural commodities — poultry and forestry — maintained their strength in 2013, but most agronomic crop values took a hit from significantly lower prices than those earned … Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors agreed to join a previously proposed three-county economic partnership agreement to establish the Regional Economic Partnership of Mississippi during their Dec. 30th meeting held at the Choctaw … Read more
By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be administering the First Impressions Grant Program with the support of the Economic Development District. Grant applications can be requested by calling 662-285-3778 and must be … Read more
FRIDAY, JAN. 10
Montgomery County Tournament (4 p.m. — East Webster Girls vs. Winona; 5:20 p.m. — East Webster Boys vs. Winona; 6:40 p.m. — FCA girls vs. Montgomery County; 8 p.m. — FCA boys vs. Montgomery County)… Read more
The VFW Post 5569 will meet Saturday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m. at Cagle’s Corner in Ackerman. They meet the second Saturday of each month.
Fantabulous Me National Pageant
The Fantabulous Me National … Read more
MERIDIAN — Garden enthusiasts with resolutions to learn more about their favorite hobby should mark their calendars for a series of workshops available at the county Extension office.
Wayne Porter, a regional Extension horticulture specialist, will kick off the 2014 … Read more