Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 13 incident offense reports and 31 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

7/5/13   Jerry Robinson    B/M   8/29/82    CSO    Public Drunk

7/5/13   William Fair Jr.  B/M    5/24/89   MHP    DUI 3rd & Poss. of Beer

7/6/13   Michael … Read more

PSC passes energy efficiency rules

From Press Reports

 

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced July 11 that the Mississippi Public Service Commission has unanimously passed groundbreaking energy efficiency rules.

The rules will apply to electric and natural gas providers in Mississippi that, according to … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Lucky 13 4-H Club selling chances

The Lucky 13 4-H Club is selling chances on gift cards as a fundraiser. They have nine gift cards from area businesses and restaurants. Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5 and … Read more

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