News

State’s water resources need care, conservation

By Beth Poganski
MSU Extension Service

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippi might not have been ranked the healthiest or the wealthiest state in 2013, but if there were a ranking for water resources, Mississippi would be near the top of the … Read more

MSU offers four deer management workshops upcoming

From press reports

MISSISSIPPI STATE — The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering white-tailed deer management workshops to give landowners and managers hands-on education on improving deer herds and hunting opportunities.
The workshops will be … Read more

Calendar of events

Couponing 101

April 23, April 29
If you’re interested in learning how to use coupons to save money on groceries and other items, we have two opportunities for you. Please call the Choctaw County Extension Office at 285-6337 to reserve … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 102 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week.… Read more

MayFest in the Park upcoming

From the Civic League of Mathiston

Come help the Civic League of Mathiston celebrate Mathiston’s 125th birthday on the weekend of May 30/31.
Many fun activities will be going on. Friday night, we will have a gospel singing, hamburger/hotdog plates … Read more

Panthers receive championship rings

FCA PE Department was presented a $1,000 check from Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Mississippi for being a winning school in the “Text and Win” contest that was held the week of the championship game.
The award was presented to Coach Nathan Wright, PE teacher Kevin Sorensen and Principal Rusty McKnight by Blue Cross representative Meredith Virden, Manager of Corporate Communications.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

It was a historic day on the French Camp Academy campus during a special chapel held to present the 2013 French Camp Academy Panthers Football Team with their state championship rings.

Many who have … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest t-shirt go on sale

Submitted photo
Order your Pine Tree Music Fest t-shirt now until May 1 for $12. Don’t miss out on the first ever Pine Tree Music Fest and t-shirt.

From staff reports

The Chamber of Commerce Pine Tree Music Fest Committee is proud to reveal the 2014 t-shirt design.

Pine Tree Music Fest will be held Saturday, June 7, in downtown Ackerman. This will be the first ever Pine … Read more