Plan ahead to shed pounds before the wedding day


By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — For brides who want to shed a few pounds before their big day, nutrition experts recommend proper planning, not fad diets.

“Trendy diets, such as low-carbohydrate diets, are popular and can produce … Read more

Ladies conference


Ladies Conference
March 6, 5:30 p.m.

Providence Baptist Church’s 9th Annual Ladies’ Conference will be held on Friday evening March 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Our program will feature Karen Peck and New River, … Read more

Singing fun


On Friday, February 13, 2015, Weir Elementary School  PTO hosted a Valentine’s (Someone Special and Me) Banquet. Two students, Alex Ivy (6th grade) and Kalee McDaniel (5th grade) were the entertainment for the night. … Read more

Voter info

Pictured is Persons presenting information to the class.

Recently, Choctaw County Circuit Clerk Peggy Miller visited the senior Government and Economics classes at Choctaw County High School to discuss voter registration. During the presentation, … Read more

Top honors

Pictured are (seated, from left) Jemarkis Fair, Kellen Lang, Keon Miller and Baley Nail; and (standing, from left) Nikki Neal, Samuel Williamson and Jennifer Bigley. Also pictured is Wayne Eason, ECCC Director of Workforce Education. The winners advance to state competition scheduled March 3-4 in Jackson. (EC Photo)

Receive Top Honors in ‘Opening and Closing Ceremonies’ Competition

These students from the Choctaw County Career-Technical Center received top honors in the “Opening and Closing Ceremonies” … Read more

Temple Trilogy: Part II


Submitted by Jan Ballard
Mississippi State University Extension Service
Choctaw County

Excerpt from Goodreads, regarding A Rented World, by Merle Temple:

“One has to wonder how a hero, a white knight like Michael Parker, could ever be taken in and … Read more