FCA set to compete in Montgomery County tourney

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The French Camp Academy boys basketball team will play more games in a three-game span than they have all season when they take part in the Montgomery County Invitational later this week.

The … Read more

Annual Camporee held at Rainwater Observatory

Troop 41 Scouts, of Ackerman, waiting for camporee to start on Saturday morning. Pictured is (left to right) Barrett Shearer, Alex Robison, Tyler Cagle, Kirk Shearer and Kyle Lucas.

By Pushmataha Area Council

 

Boy Scouts from across the Pushmataha Area Council 10-county region gathered the weekend of November 8-10 for their annual Fall Camporee. The camporee was held this year at the Rainwater Observatory in French Camp. Scouts … Read more

CCHS receives ExxonMobil Grant

Shane Burton, CCHS principal, accepts a $500 ExxonMobil grant from Jo Johnson of Johnson Oil.

From press reports

 

Choctaw County High School received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school. Johnson’s Oil Company of Ackerman worked with school officials to secure the grant. The grants were made possible … Read more

Corn posts record average yield, but prices drop value

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

Corn retained its No. 4 spot in Mississippi agriculture with an estimated value of $631 million, despite a 31 percent decrease in value caused mostly by reduced commodity prices.

Corn trails behind the … Read more