Mcknight receives Rural Physician Scholarship

Falan McKnight, a graduate of Mississippi State University and Weir native, was recently awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at $30,000 per year for her medical training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson at the…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary I have another quiz of a variety of vocabulary-building words for you in this week’s Vaughan’s Vocabulary. See how well you do. The quiz begins with a word that I…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com Summer Revival July 18-22, 7:30 p.m., Fancher Hill Church, Weir. Rev. Dr. Benjamin Pittman will be the guest speaker. Come one come all and be blessed by the…

We cannot know what tomorrow will bring…

Submitted by Jan Ballard Choctaw County Extension Office Or what affect a newspaper article might have on individuals. First of all, on behalf of Mississippi State University Extension in Choctaw County, I would like to thank the Choctaw Plaindealer for…

Turfgrass Research Field Day set for August 23

From Press Reports Professional turfgrass managers can learn about innovations in turfgrass and landscape management strategy during the 2016 Turfgrass Research Field Day Aug. 23. The event will be held at the R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center on the…