Rep. Hood discusses upcoming session

Hood

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

I would like to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving as your state representative in the Mississippi House of Representatives. It has been the experience of a lifetime working for and … Read more

Poultry is No. 1 among state commodities for 20th year

The poultry industry kept its No. 1 spot on the annual list of agricultural commodities, with an overall estimated production value of about $3.1 billion, a 6.4 percent increase from 2013. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Kat Lawrence)

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — Poultry experienced some moderate increases in 2014, grabbing the No.1 spot among Mississippi’s commodities for the 20th straight year.

The industry ended November with a preliminary estimated total production value of $3.1 … Read more

MDOT launches winter weather website

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has launched a new website focused on winter weather preparedness.

MDOT’s No. 1 priority is the safety of the traveling public. Winter is officially upon us, and that means the chance of … Read more

Prep hoops returns on Thursday for CCHS, FCA

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy boys and girls basketball teams will tip off the 2015 portion of their schedules this week by participating in a pair of basketball tournaments.

The Chargers … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/07/2015

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7
Mens College Basketball
8 p.m. — Tennessee at MSU

THURSDAY, JAN. 8
Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. … Read more