Holidays offer chance to teach kids to serve others

By Susan Collins-Smith

MSU Ag Communications

 

JACKSON – During the holidays, children often focus on the gifts that await them, but now is the perfect time for parents to reinforce the importance of giving.

“This is a wonderful time … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am learning about John, the King of England from 1199 until 1216. Watching the Shakespeare play The Life and Death of King John and following along in the playbook Read more

Hot-shooting Durant tops Lady Chargers in opener

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County High School Lady Chargers ran into a three-point barrage on Saturday morning, as Durant knocked down five three-pointers in the first quarter on the way to a 57-23 win in … Read more

The importance of vaccinating your pet against rabies

By Dr. Brandy Middleton Boykin

 

Rabies virus is almost always fatal to any mammal that contracts it. Rabies virus attacks the nervous system in the body and eventually invades the brain, thus causing death of the infected mammal. This … Read more

Calendar of Events

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch Nov. 20

Ackerman United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual chili lunch on Wednesday, November 20. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00. Take out will be available and meals can … Read more

New app, website reveal county data

From press reports

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – A wealth of county-level information is available in seconds through a set of profiles created by experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

A new app and website provide community stakeholders, business … Read more