CCS&WCD invites MACD Scholarship Applications

By Judy Briggs

District Coordinator

The Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District (CCS&WCD), a member of the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts (MACD); announces its annual call for applications for four scholarships to be awarded in January 2017.

1st … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

By Don Vaughan

Recently I was reading about the life of Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), an American poet, biographer, and collector of folk songs. According to the American Educator Encyclopedia, Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois and worked in a mélange … Read more

In our community

A Thought For Today

By Missionary Ernestine Kennedy

Lord, who shall abide in thy Tabernacle? Who shall dwell in thy Holy hills?

He that walketh up rightly, and worketh righteously and speaketh the truth in his heart.

He that backbiteth … Read more

Calendar of Events

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NARFE Meeting

June 23, Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association … Read more

911 Calls

May 20

3:29 a.m., Village R., Medical Call, EMS, CSO 8:43 a.m., Miller Rd., Medical Call, EMS 11:34 a.m., Hwy. 12, Disabled 18 Wheeler, CSO 1:30 p.m., S. Louisville St., Alarm, APD 2:20 p.m., Chester St., Welfare Check, APD 3:34 … Read more