MSU Extension: Stepping Stone to and from State

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Quilts made by the Full Circle Knit/Crochet.

By Juli Hughes
Choctaw County
MSU Extension Office

Mississippi State University Extension was established in 1914, fifty-two years after Congress began the Land-Grant educational system in the US, and thirty-six years after Mississippi Agricultural & Mechanical College (MSU) opened its … Read more

Cub Scout Pack 41: Packing in fun

Cub Scout Pack 41 holding the annual Pinewood Derby car race

By Cynthia Hood

The American Legion Post 82 of Ackerman charters Cub Scout Pack 41. Jack Bowie is the Charter Organization Representative and Scott Hughes is the Cub Master.… Read more

Lady Chargers picked up three softball wins

Choctaw Counties Allie Brown (11) makes the out against Booneville in the 2016 12th Annual North MS. High School Softball Challenge  (Photo By Chris Butler)

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School softball team used its offensive prowess to pick up a trio of wins last week, downing Southeast Lauderdale 13-12, then sweeping Vardaman 11-4 and 12-4.

The Lady Chargers, who are … Read more

Enterprise is springing into action


The past few days has revealed Spring is here in Mississippi. I am looking forward to the warmer weather and getting out to assess our sites and buildings in The Enterprise area. The Enterprise team and partners will be working … Read more

FCA ‘One Fine Place’ with many missions

Rainwater Observatory

By Sylvia Dickson

As you drive onto the French Camp Academy (FCA) campus, there is a sense of awe. How can such a beautiful gem be tucked away in rural Mississippi? FCA could be mistaken for a small college with … Read more