EQIP and WHIP funds available

From press reports The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is encouraging landowners, famers and producers to visit their local NRCS office and apply for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP). While the…

Surviving the holidays seminar

By Press Reports Are you dreading the thought of having to face this Holiday season without a loved one who has died? Our Surviving the Holidays seminar will help you prepare for the challenges that can make this time of…

French Camp aims for winning streak to continue

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer All that separates the French Camp Panthers from a trip to Mississippi Memorial Stadium in Jackson is three more wins. The Panthers have claimed the Class 1A, Region 2, District 3 title and are…

Ackerman take big win in first round of playoffs

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Indians made a statement last Friday with a 38-0 shutout win in the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 2A playoffs. The Region 2 Indians hosted the Region…

The Civil War – New prospect grays history

By C.J. Johnson The following originally appeared in the Plaindealer in April 1956. It was taken from Chapter 42 of History of Winston County, written by William T. Lewis, and published in 1876. Originally, the New Prospect community was in…