Hosket chosen Region 3-1A Player of the Year

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

French Camp Academy quarterback Jesse Hosket was chosen Region 3-1A Player of the Year and was one of 10 Panthers named to the All-Region team.

Hosket hit on 158-of-252 passes on the season … Read more

MSU, 4-H alum named National Rodeo Queen

Paige Nicholson of Lawrence is the new Miss Rodeo America for 2014. A recent Mississippi State University agricultural information sciences graduate, Nicholson grew up showing livestock in the Newton County 4-H program and taking part in rodeo competitions. (Submitted photo)

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Paige Nicholson has a new personal illustration to use in speeches about dusting yourself off and getting back on the horse, and she will have many opportunities to use it … Read more

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza continues

Forget-Me-Not Florist was the winner of the Sip’N Cider tasting event held on December 12. The event was held as part of the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

There is still time to take advantage of the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza sales. The 12 days of sales and discounts will end December 23 at participating businesses. Each day a different … Read more

Wicker tells MSU graduates to make positive impact

Graduates Kathy R. Rainey of West Point, Kameca L. Woodard of Weir, Marietta Porter of Starkville, and Cynthia D. Waldrip of Louisville enjoy celebrating their achievements at Mississippi State University’s commencement exercises Saturday. (Photo by Russ Houston)

From press reports

 

U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker told Mississippi State fall graduates Saturday [Dec. 14] that big things are expected from them, but that important contributions to society don’t always come with public acclaim.

Wicker delivered the commencement … Read more

Joyful Noise Quartet performs in Washington, D.C.

Joyful Noise Quartet along with their spouses and Congressman Alan Nunnelee pose for a photo while standing on the balcony of the Capital overlooking the site of every Presidential Inauguration since Ronald  Reagan.  Pictured (left to right) Linda King, Perry King, Congressman Alan Nunnelee, Anita Jenkins, Chris Jenkins, Carol Smith, and Buddy Smith. Submitted photo

By Press Reports

 

Joyful Noise Quartet, based out of Ackerman, participated in the 2013 Values Voter Summit held October 11-13 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Members of Joyful Noise Quartet are: Chris Jenkins, Anita Jenkins, Buddy … Read more

Deer hunters need wild hog awareness

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

PONTOTOC – Most deer hunters will not encounter wild hogs, but if they do, wildlife biologists want them to be prepared.

At a recent wild hog seminar in Pontotoc, wildlife biologists emphasized the … Read more