Calendar of Events

Farmers’ Market

The Choctaw County Farmers’ Market was scheduled to be held every Friday in June and July. Due to weather conditions that delayed planting, the market will not be held in June.


Driver Ed. Registration

Classes will be July 8-July 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., daily. Cost $150. Students receive ½ credit. Students are responsible for obtaining driving permit or drivers license before assigned driving time. Contact Lynn Scribner at the school 285-4101 to sign up. Class is limited to the first 20 to sign up.


VBS at Ackerman Baptist

June 24-28

Grab your tickets and head on over to Colossal Coaster World™! Come join us as we experience the thrill and excitement of a day at the park! As we explore the park, kids will enter Worship Rally at the Main Gate and make their first stop at Coaster Alley for Bible study. While touring the park, kids will also visit the Cotton Candy Cafe for snacks, the Adrenaline Zone for recreation, Tune Town for music, and the Scissors and Stuff Emporium for crafts. It’s Vacation Bible School at Ackerman Baptist Church like you’ve never experienced before! Children age four through 6th grade are admitted free from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. June 24-28. Call 285-3211 for more information. Colossal Coaster World™ will be an event to remember! Come join us!


Meet & Greet at Weir Clinic

June 26

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a grand re-opening for the Pioneer Family Medical of Weir on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

The public is invited to attend the grand re-opening from 10 a.m. to noon. Pioneer Family Medical of Weir will welcome Cherrie Winter, CFNP and her staff. This is an opportunity to meet and greet with all of the staff at the clinic.


Bluff Springs Baptist revival

July 7-10

Bluff Springs Baptist Church in Choctaw County will have revival services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 7, and July 8-10 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Allen Robinson, pastor of Rosedale Baptist Church, will be the visiting speaker.


VBS at Providence Baptist

July 7-10

Providence Baptist Church invites children to Vacation Bible School on July 7-10 from 5:30 p.m.-8:15. This year’s theme is Colossal Coaster. For more information call Michelle Carr at 705-1878.


NAACP meeting

July 15

The NAACP of Choctaw County will meet April 15 at 6 p.m. at Mt. Hermon Church in Ackerman. New members are welcome. The NAACP meets the third Monday of every month.


Cooking Workshops for youth

July 18

This is the second of three cooking workshops for youth that will be held this summer at the Choctaw County Extension Office. Ole’ beans Ole’ is for youth 6-9 years of age. It will be held July 18 from 10-11 am at the Choctaw County Extension Office. We will make Ole’ frijoles (bean dip), discuss different beans and how they are used, bean bag toss, microwave safety & more. Space is limited. To pre-register, call 285-6337.


Cooking Workshops for youth

July 25

This is the last of three cooking workshops for youth that will be held this summer at the Choctaw County Extension Office. The Incredible Edible 5 food groups are for youth 6-9 years of age. It will be held July 25 from 10-11:00 am at the Choctaw County Extension Office.  We will make learn how to build a healthy plate, prepare an incredible edible 4 food-group parfait and do fun activities. Space is limited. To pre-register, call 285-6337.


Kinfolk Family Reunion

July 25

Kinfolk Family Reunion will be in Detroit, MI July 26-28. Our bus will leave Ackerman on Thursday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. and return Sunday, July 28. Come and ride and enjoy the fun with us. For more information call Ernestine Kennedy 662-285-3088 or 662-285-8894.


NARFE Will Meet

June 27

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, June 27th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville.  Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30.  Please make a note that NARFE will not meet in July and August.


VBS at New Haven Baptist

July 7-11

VBS at New Haven Baptist Church, 6690 Stewart-Weir Road begins Sunday, July 7, at 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and continues through Thursday night with commencement on Friday at 6 p.m.  Join the stampede for a rip-roaring time with Jesus at the SonWest Roundup!


Mayo Family Reunion

July 13

Descendants of Stephen D. Mayo and Fanny Joiner Mayo are invited to a reunion of any family members on July 13 at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville. This includes Nance, Chancellor, Whitten, Mitchell, Shaw, Wiley and many other families. Please notify Winston Hayes by July 10 at 662-779-2124 if you plan to attend.


Searching for descendants of Nance, Litchfield

If you are a descendant of William Nance, born in Kemper County in 1875, and Mollie Nance Litchfield, born in Kemper Co. in 1864, please contact Winton Ferguson Hayes at 662-779-2124 or PO Box 754, Louisville, MS 39339. They were children of Richard Davner Nance, Sr. and Mary Jane Mayo Nance. Any information will be welcome.


Joyful Noise Quartet in concert

July 14

The Joyful Noise Quartet of Ackerman will be in concert at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church on Sunday, July 14 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the concert. The church is located at Bradley. Just turn left at the sign. Everyone is invited to attend.