The Civil War – Petersburg continues – Kennesaw Mountain

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

At the Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, on June 15, “Once under way, the Union attack proved anti-climactic… darkness had enveloped the battlefield.  [Union General Wm. F. “Baldy”] Smith, joined at last by Hancock, decided to postpone … Read more

Old Waverly becomes home to MSU golf teams

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Old Waverly Golf Club, one of the South’s premier golf destinations located in nearby West Point, Miss., will become the new home to Mississippi State men’s and women’s varsity golf programs, the MSU Athletic Department … Read more

Question & answers on food preservation

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Gardens are starting to come in. Freezing and canning vegetables will ensure that you have fruits and vegetables to enjoy all year long, not just this summer. … Read more

Good pond management leads to healthy fish

by James L. Cummins
From Special Reports

Many small bodies of water do not produce the amount of fish desired by the owner because of poor planning, bad construction or a lack of good management. A good pond or small … Read more

In our community – God’s Love

By Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a bouquet of orange day lilies. They are beautiful to the one who owns them. Thank you heavenly Father for all of your beauty in nature. I will forever praise your… Read more