New events planned for JuneFest 2013

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The 2013 Choctaw County JuneFest Committee met at the Chamber of Commerce office on Tuesday, March 5, to make decisions impacting JuneFest 2013. JuneFest will incorporate the Turning the Tide on Poverty Flea…

French Camp’s eye on the heavens

By Sylvia Dickson Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is a ministry of French Camp Academy and has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout the world. It all began with the donation of a telescope and small building in 1985…

French Camp Bed & Breakfast

By Sylvia Dickson Many years ago, Jack Johnson, an FCA staff member, said that he always felt somewhat helpless when visitors would say, “If you only had a place we could stay, we’d love to look around.”1 Overnight Success In…

Turning the Tide on Poverty receives award

Submitted by Choctaw County MSU Extension Service More than one out of every five people living in Choctaw County is in poverty. Poverty levels are highest for female headed households (50%) and children under age 5 (30.5%). With 31% of…