The Civil War – Another siege, another riot

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

Battery Wagner, on Morris Island in the vicinity of Charleston, South Carolina, was a huge sand fort, housing 1,600 Confederate troops. The fort had 30 foot high walls made from sand and earth, as well … Read more

Challenges continue for state’s corn crop

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

If Mississippi’s corn growers thought planting season was a wild ride, they better fasten their seatbelts for harvest time.

Erick Larson, corn specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said wet fields … Read more

Farmers’ Market begins in Ackerman

From press and staff reports

 

Local farmers and the Choctaw County MSU Extension Office gathered at the first Farmers’ Market of the season to reap benefits of many long and hard days work.

The Farmers’ Market will be held … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 30 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week.

6/28/13    Earl J Cullum   B/M     10/18/89 CSO    Bench Warrant

6/30/13   Norberto Hernandez H/M   6/5/91   CSO Dom. Viol. & Resisting Arrest

7/1/13   Shawna Murphy      … Read more

MSU plans Corn, Soybean Field Day

From Press Reports

 

STONEVILLE – Corn and soybean producers as well as others involved in agriculture will benefit from the July 18 Corn and Soybean Field Day at Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center.

Registration begins at … Read more