By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and its members welcomed a new Board of Directors earlier this year. Four new Directors have joined the Board along with three existing Directors.
In March, the … Read more
Written by: Allison Matthews, Editor, Office of Public Affairs at Mississippi State University
Photo by: Beth Wynn
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator, MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337
Chieko Iwata will present a program on Japan including school … Read more
Kyla Perry, Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, has been preparing for the state program, which will be held in Meridian in late July.
When the local program was held in March, two businesses offered clothing for the winner of … Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Choctaw County Animal Shelter has big plans for the summer as it participates in a number of concluded and upcoming fundraising events.
Choctaw County Animal Shelter Director Rita Morris is very excited about … Read more
By Tresa Erickson
Picture it. It’s the early 1900s, and while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon, a young woman begins to reflect on her life. She had lost her mother in her teens and was raised by her father. … Read more
By Gary R. Bachman
Coastal Research & Extension Center
Last month, I wrote about getting mom the perfect Mother’s Day rose. With Father’s Day just a couple of weeks away, it’s gift time again. I’ve always enjoyed getting … Read more
COLUMBUS – Alex Smith suffers from test anxiety – but her time at East Mississippi Community College’s Launch Pad left her too prepared to fail.
The 17-year-old from Starkville was one of 17 Launch Pad students to earn their … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
Confederate Brigadier General Stand Watie was a leader of the Cherokee nation, owned slaves, and commanded the First Indian Brigade, a cavalry unit, part of the Confederate Army of the Trans-Mississippi. He was the only Native … Read more
The Higher Education Ministry at First Unity United Methodist Church in Weir will be hosting a Youth Explosion on June 20,2015 at 6:00 p.m. Evangelist Lillie Anderson from Millspring M.B. Church in Weir is the guest … Read more
By Austin Bishop
After a freak injury playing pickup basketball left him with a severely sprained ankle, Kent Vaughn thought his dreams of following in his brother Taylor’s footsteps and playing college golf were on shaky grown.
But … Read more