Eagle Scout Project

Pictured are: Alex Robison, Dale Cagle, Scott Hughes, Kirk Shearer, Trevor Reed, Tyler Cagle, Kyle Lucas, and Barrett Shearer. Not pictured Mike Hughes.

Submitted photo On Saturday, August 23, Boy Scout Troop 41 assisted with Alex Robison’s Eagle Scout project. The group cleaned several abandoned cemeteries in the Tombigbee National Forest. Alex worked closely with Bobby Claybrook and John Furr with the Forestry … Read more

Chargers fall short to homestanding Winona 34-21


By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County are looking at doing a better job of keeping their opponents offense off the field and capitalizing on their own scoring opportunities headed into this Friday night’s home match-up … Read more

Civil War – John Hunt Morgan – His life and death

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Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Civilwar.org provides an excellent biography of this highly-regarded Rebel cavalry leader. “John Hunt Morgan – known as the ‘Thunderbolt of the Confederacy’ and remembered as the ideal of the romantic Southern cavalryman — was born June … Read more

Demand for local produce, markets continues to grow

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By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — As demand increases for locally grown produce, farmers markets have become a way to take fresh fruits and vegetables directly to customers.
“This segment of agriculture is growing, and I think we … Read more