Monthly Archives: July 2013

FCA opens 2013 season with two tough foes

By: Austin Bishop   If the French Camp Academy football team is going to take care of some unfinished business in 2013, the Panthers will have to take a slightly different path to the MHSAA Class 1A State Championship game…

Calendar Events

Farmer’s Market July 12 The Choctaw County Farmers Market will be held Friday, July 12 beginning at 8 am at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Free items to the first 50 people! Free recipes! Vendors wanting…

The Civil War examining Port Hudson, Louisiana

Submitted by: CJ Johnson   Early in the War Between the States, Union leaders deemed it critical to control the Mississippi River. Both New Orleans and Memphis fell to Union forces in early 1862. Grant began operations to take Vicksburg…

Fishing for Arctic Char in Alaska

by Roy Hawkins   My reel screamed in agony, and my five weight fly rod bent double as the big Char ran downstream, apparently headed for the Bering Sea twenty miles away. It was late June and our party of…

Obituaries

Mr. David R. McDaniel Funeral services were held for David R. McDaniel, 57, on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 1 PM at Coleman Funeral Home. Bro. Rob Faulk officiated. Burial followed at Salem Cemetery in Choctaw County. A resident of…

DYW Trunk Show set

By Press Reports   Marilyn Ramirez, Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, will be traveling to Meridian July 14th to compete in the state program for the title of Mississippi’s Distinguished Young Woman. The Distinguished Young Woman Program is the new…