‘Firescape’ to make home safer from wildfires

From Mike Skipper
Winston county extension director

“If a wildfire came through your neighborhood or community, could
your house survive on its own?”

I know that’s a dramatic question, but one we need to consider when
living in an environment … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Eddie Joe
Morgan
Funeral services for Eddie Joe Morgan, 78, were held 11 a.m. on April
12, 2013 at Salem Independent Methodist Church Cemetery near
Ackerman, MS.

Mr. Morgan was a retired district claims manager for Farm Bureau
Insurance. … Read more

School Board holds monthly meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board held their monthly meeting, April 8.
In this meeting the board approved annual contract with the
Mississippi Department of Human Services to place workers at the
district’s bus shop. … Read more

Bluegrass Festival at French Camp, May 11

By Sylvia Dickson

Bring your family and friends and join us on Saturday, May 11th, for
French Camp’s Pioneer Day festivities! This year’s Pioneer Day will
feature a bluegrass concert. And it’s free!

An afternoon of Bluegrass will feature The … Read more

Supervisors argue about health insurance

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

After a long, heated argument the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors
approved the Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance quote from
Weaver Insurance.

The vote was 3-2 with District 1 Supervisor Archie Collins and… Read more