By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Choctaw County Animal Shelter has big plans for the summer as it participates in a number of concluded and upcoming fundraising events.
Choctaw County Animal Shelter Director Rita Morris is very excited about … Read more
By Tresa Erickson
Picture it. It’s the early 1900s, and while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon, a young woman begins to reflect on her life. She had lost her mother in her teens and was raised by her father. … Read more
By Gary R. Bachman
Coastal Research & Extension Center
Last month, I wrote about getting mom the perfect Mother’s Day rose. With Father’s Day just a couple of weeks away, it’s gift time again. I’ve always enjoyed getting … Read more
COLUMBUS – Alex Smith suffers from test anxiety – but her time at East Mississippi Community College’s Launch Pad left her too prepared to fail.
The 17-year-old from Starkville was one of 17 Launch Pad students to earn their … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
Confederate Brigadier General Stand Watie was a leader of the Cherokee nation, owned slaves, and commanded the First Indian Brigade, a cavalry unit, part of the Confederate Army of the Trans-Mississippi. He was the only Native … Read more
By Austin Bishop
After a freak injury playing pickup basketball left him with a severely sprained ankle, Kent Vaughn thought his dreams of following in his brother Taylor’s footsteps and playing college golf were on shaky grown.
But … Read more