Explore Mississippi’s beautiful state parks

By Evan O’Donnell
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippians are blessed with some amazing public lands across the state that offer opportunities for families, organized groups and individuals to experience the beauty of the state and its many outdoor … Read more

House passes several bills as session winds down

As the 2016 Regular Legislative Session winds down, these last few weeks will be filled with members either concurring on bills with the Senate or choosing to send the bills to conference, where the final details will be worked out … Read more

E911 Calls – 04/13/2016

March 30
6:12 a.m., Gambrell St., Medical Call, EMS
10:19 a.m., Miller Rd., Medical Call, EMS, FCFD
4:21 p.m., Keller Cir., Unwanted Person, APD
March 31
1:25 p.m., Reform-Sturgis Rd., B&E, CSO… Read more

Airport request funds back from Grenada

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman/ Choctaw County Airport Authority Board (A/CCAAB) met February 11 and March 3, 2016.

During both of those meetings the Airport Authority Board made motions and took action to retrieve money, approximately $150,000 … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/13/2016

Please email your calendar of events to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com

Oktibbeha Audubon Society
Apr. 14, 7 p.m., Clay Lyle Entomology Building, Mississippi State University. Margaret Copeland and Dianne Patterson will present a program about attracting and gardening for Monarch butterflies. Free and … Read more

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