Corn posts record average yield, but prices drop value

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

Corn retained its No. 4 spot in Mississippi agriculture with an estimated value of $631 million, despite a 31 percent decrease in value caused mostly by reduced commodity prices.

Corn trails behind the … Read more

Obituaries

Miss Adelyn Love Leggett

December 26, 2013

Funeral services for Miss Adelyn Love Leggett, two months, were held at Fellowship Baptist Church near Mathiston on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. Ralph Cain officiated.

Miss Leggett died on … Read more

Calendar of Events

DYW Meet and Greet Jan. 5

Preparations for the Choctaw County Distinguished Young Woman Program are underway. The Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman sponsors the program, which will be held March 15 at the Ty Cobb Complex.

If you are … Read more

Culinary Arts Classes use skills for a fund raiser

Sami Reed, Ashley Murphy, Terrell Evans, Hannah Staton,  Kaylin Trombley

From press reports

 

The Culinary Arts Classes at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center conducted a “Gift in a Jar” fundraiser.

Each jar contained ingredients needed to make one of five varieties of cookies.

Numerous skills learned in … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, named after Janus, who, in Roman mythology, was a god with two faces that looked in opposite directions. One of Janus’s faces looked to the … Read more

Jail Docket

12/20/13    BARBARA PARKER        W/F        1/20/50    APD       DUI OTHER

12/24/13     CHAKESHIA GLENN      B/F        2/29/84     CSO       PHONE HARASSMENT & SIMPLE ASSAULT

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed … Read more