12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza details announced

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Six Choctaw County businesses are continuing to offer holiday deals with the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza. The extravaganza is a countdown to Christmas, with each participating business, offering a special promotion to customers … Read more

Volunteers needed for Hope Outdoors hunt


From Staff Reports

Volunteers are needed for North Mississippi Hope Outdoors’ first deer hunt, which will be Dec. 19-20.

Housing and meals will be provided for hunters and volunteers at Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly, located at 645 Dorroh Lake Road … Read more

Large clan gathers for 70th annual Thanksgiving reunion

(Photo: Rick Guy/The Clarion-Ledger) More  photos on the Clarion Ledger Website.

By Kate Royals, The Clarion-Ledger

FRENCH CAMP – It all started with five brothers in the tiny community of Bethsaida on Thanksgiving 1944. And 70 years later, the descendants of those five brothers have remained loyal to the tradition started … Read more

Head trauma app helps veterinarians

Shores and Ashley Wicha Whitten of Eupora, a veterinary technologist, check a patient’s brain stem reflexes.

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Dr. Andy Shores hopes to help veterinarians make better patient recommendations with a smartphone application.

Shores, chief of neurosurgery and neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, developed the Small Animal … Read more

French Camp Reading Fair winners announced

Nonfiction 4-6 grades: Landon Smith, Nazareth Lee, Luke Beard, Katie Littlejohn.

From press reports

French Camp Elementary School held their Reading Fair on Friday, November 14.  We want to thank all those that participated in the Reading Fair for all the effort and hard work that went into your project.

We … Read more

Bounty and Blessings cookbook now available

The new French Camp Academy/French Camp Presbyterian Church cookbook, Bounty and Blessings, is now available for purchase.

Along with mouthwatering recipes, it also serves up a loose history of the town of French Camp, MS, French Camp Presbyterian Church and … Read more

In Our Community – 12/3/14

God’s Love

Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God love is like beautiful poinsettia plant it bring joy to the one who behold it. Thank you Jesus for all the good things you do for all of us. I will forever praise your … Read more