Box pitches FCA to league win over Weir

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Junior Hagan Box struck out 14 hitters and allowed only one hit in
pitching French Camp Academy to a 6-1 win over Choctaw County rival
Weir last Tuesday.

“I thought we played really well,” … Read more

‘We are so excited about spring we wet our plant’

From press reports

The Ackerman AEST Plant Science class is gearing up for their annual
plant sale. Students have planted, fertilized, and watered a variety
of bedding plants and vegetables in the local AEST greenhouse in
hopes of making a … Read more

Maj. Nowlin receives Atta Boy award

By Press Reports

Major Donnie Nowlin received the Atta Boy award while stationed in
Afghanistan this month. This award is presented for special effort
and achievement in the area of assignment.

This is Major Nowlin’s third tour of duty in … Read more

The Civil War – Local history and legacy of the war

By C.J. Johnson

First Regiment Mississippi Light Artillery was organized in early
1862 and included Company C, “Turner’s Battery,” led by Dr. Henry P.
Turner of Kilmichael, Choctaw County, Mississippi.

According to Dunbar Rowland’s Military History of Mississippi 1803 –… Read more

Midsouth star gaze and astronomy conference at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium in French Camp Mississippi is
gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference
coming up April 10-13, 2013! This four day event generally attracts
serious amateur and professional astronomers from all over the United… Read more

WAC named Value Added School in Mississippi

By Press Reports

A local school from the Choctaw County School District has been
recognized at the recent statewide conference of the Program of
Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS) for being named as
a Value Added School.

Weir … Read more