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It’s Jack’ O Lantern Jam time! Bring your kids and enjoy this FREE family friendly night of fun with the scarecrow trail, pumpkin contest, games, trunk-or-treat, and inflatable slides.

By Mike Robertson
Choctaw Plaindealer

Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health’s (MSDH) Office of Tobacco Control has renewed the community tobacco control grant for the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Attala, Leake and Winston Counties. 
Extension Agents working with landowners in just about every area of agriculture, horticulture, or forestry production has a very common denominator, pesticides.

<div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>A local fire chief has recommended annual inspection of county fire trucks, which he said should save money in the long run.</div><div>Chief Bobby Jackson...

Youth name of the game for Wolverines this season


Second-year East Webster football coach Ron Price knows what’s in front of him. The Wolverines return just six starters on a team that went 5-6 last year and have just 12 seniors on the roster. “It’s a really young football team,” Price said. “At a lot of positions, it’s going to be a lot of kids' first opportunity to be on the field.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I’m enjoying the new textbook for my public speaking classes. “Finding Your Voice” by Kathleen J. Turner et al. helps students improve their speaking skills in their communities, workplaces and classrooms.