Fabulous Fridays in February programs

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Learning about ways to become healthy and eat healthier just became easier-during the month of February. The public is invited to the Fabulous Fridays’ lunch program at noon at the Choctaw County Library in…

New Agricultural/4-H agent at Choctaw County Extension

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Excited and eager to meet people in all Choctaw County communities would describe Darrell Banks, the new Agriculture and Natural Resources/4-H agent for the Mississippi Extension Service-Choctaw County. Banks began working for the Choctaw…

Mayor signs Healthy Family Month proclamation

By Press Reports February is Healthy Family Month. This is a time set aside to celebrate the importance of cultivating and maintaining the bond between members of the familial unit. The family is the foundation on which communities are built.…

The Civil War – Yazoo Pass Expedition

Submitted by C.J. Johnson This week in 1863, the weather had taken a turn for the worse, slowing down operations to a winter’s pace. Associated Press reports documented a tremendous snow storm hitting the Virginia coastline, around the area of…