Crop update, tour set for July 11 Pontotoc station

From Press Reports   Growers, crop consultants and other agriculture professionals in north Mississippi can learn about the latest crop research and emerging technologies during a July 11 field day in Pontotoc. Researchers and specialists with Mississippi State University’s Extension…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. A song I played quite often on my radio show was “Ah Leah” by Donnie Iris. I recently did a search for that 1981 hit and came upon a live…

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CCHS cheerleaders’ head to camp Choctaw County High School varsity cheerleaders’ head to cheer camp this week. This cheerleader squad is the first cheerleaders of the new Choctaw County High School Chargers. Submitted photo

Weir Summer Reading Program a success

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From press reports   Digging out “fossils” and learning how fossils are made was the topic of the Weir Summer Reading Program on June 11. Kids dug out “fossils” or chocolate chips out of a chocolate chip cookie and looked…

Baseball camp

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Future baseball stars had one-on-one help from current and recent baseball stars. Boys attending Dakota Brasher’s Baseball Camp, June 10-12, at the Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman, learned helpful hints on fielding, hitting, base running and sliding. They learned this…