Consider motivations for buying local food

By Beth Baker
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — As the movement toward buying local food continues to grow, consumers may wonder if this trend is actually benefiting the environment.

A 2011 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Survey reported that consumers … Read more

Deer hunters increase donations to charities

From Miss. Wildlife Federation Reports

During the 2015-2016 deer season, Mississippi hunters donated over 12,000 pounds of ground venison to those in need through the Hunter’s Harvest program of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. This year’s totals represent a 4,000-pound increase … Read more

Holmes baseball takes 16-16 record

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up a MACJC split against Northeast Mississippi last Tuesday, and then followed that up with a home split against Hinds on Saturday.

The Bulldogs, who are now 16-16 overall and 7-9 … Read more

News of YesterYear – 04/13/2016

Thirty-Nine years ago this week–From the files of the April 7, 1977 Choctaw Plaindealer

A Tribute To Aunt Gussie

She is a large woman, at least six feet tall and she can lift an ax as well as most men. … Read more

Jail Docket – 04/13/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 37 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports last week.

4/3/16 Kevin Bramlett W/M 8/14/80 CSO Phone Harassment
4/4/16 Benjamin Baber B/M 9/7/88 CSO Bench Warrant/Driving w/Susp. D.L. & Bench … Read more