Area Head Start reopenings delayed

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA — Since mid-January, seven Head Start centers have been reopened by interim administrator Community Development Institute Head Start; however, centers in Duck Hill and Vaiden, as well as three…

Dividing Summer and Fall blooming perennials

Submitted by Darrell Banks Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County Mature clumps of summer and fall blooming perennials can tend to outgrow their space and not bloom or perform as vigorously as they should. Now, is the time…

Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

Revival Mar. 16-18, 7:15 p.m., Shady Grove Baptist Church, French Camp. Pastor Rev. Roy Williams will lead the revival. MWF Annual Meeting Mar. 17, 10:00 a.m., Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson. Calling all members of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation.…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/16/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. “Search for Tomorrow” aired on CBS every weekday from Sept. 3, 1951, until March 26, 1982, and on NBC from March 29, 1982, until Dec. 26, 1986. I have a…

Letter to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Concerns over new football facility I have a few questions that are related to the Choctaw County School Board’s plan to purchase land and build a new football facility. Why was there a need for a special meeting to be…

Representative Hood gives an update on latest on House

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and is charged with designing the Fiscal Year…