Newlyweds should save, plan before buying home

Newlywed couples who want to buy their first home should educate themselves on the process and have a written financial plan to follow. (Photo by iStock)

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Newlywed couples face numerous questions when considering the purchase of their first home.

Finances, mobility, career stability, credit and the state of the housing market are all important factors to think … Read more

Careful plans, good help can ease wedding stress

One of the wedding gifts ike candles may help destress as well.

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Stress can rob a bride of joy at her own wedding, but good preparation can help her prioritize and focus on what’s important on her big day.

Planning a wedding is … Read more

CCHS receives ExxonMobil Grant

exxon mobile grant

From press reports

Choctaw County High School received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school. Johnson’s Oil Company of Ackerman worked with school officials to secure the grant. The grants were made possible by … Read more

Giving to students

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20th Century Club President, Ginny Lucas, presents Ginger Brown, AES Counselor with supplies.  Tools for Schools is a special project for the club.… Read more

Choctaw Beauty and Beaus

2nd Grade Beauty is Jayla Adams

Photos by Sisters Photography

Choctaw County Schools Beauty and Beau Review winners

The Elementary Beauty and Beau Review included students from Ackerman, French Camp and Weir Elementary Schools.

Pre-K through K Grade Winners:… Read more