State’s sod producers recover from slow start

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

This year’s rainy spring kept grass from growing, but it also kept contractors from building, allowing Mississippi’s sod farmers to manage the season’s rough beginning.

Barry Stewart, turf management specialist with the … Read more

Extension cuts costs by using technology wisely

By Kaitlyn Byrne
MSU

Office of Ag Communications

 

The Mississippi State University Extension Service uses creative technology, including video conferencing and webinars, to cut costs and reach more people with research-based programs.

Connie Templeton, distance learning analyst with the … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 25 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week.

8/31/13 TRISTAN A SANDERS B/M 12/5/85 CSO 72 HR IDENTITY HOLD

8/31/13   CURTIS MOSLEY B/M  3/27/87 MDOC HOLD FOR MDOC

8/31/13   JESSICA INGRAM  … Read more

County tax levy set with no tax increase

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County tax levy was set with no tax increase for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

In the August 30 meeting, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved a millage rate of 79.09 … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Union

7 p.m. — East Webster at Houston

7 p.m. — Eupora at Coahoma AHS

7 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater

7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Louisville

7 … Read more