Monthly Archives: October 2013

Trunks needed for Jack-O-Lantern Jam

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   Jack-O-Lantern Jam will take place on Saturday, October 26, from 4 – 8 p.m. in downtown Ackerman at the walking track and the parking lot on Main Street. To help make this event…

MSU summer local graduates

More than 676 degrees were conferred at the conclusion of Mississippi State University’s 2013 summer term. Three local students graduated, they are: Falan McKnight of Weir, College of Arts & Sciences, BS, Magna Cum Laude Tiwanna Robinson of Ackerman, College…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 35 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week. 9/28/13   Amanda Hill      w/f    7/27/80   CSO  2 NISI warrants 9/28/13   Amanda Hill      w/f    7/27/80   APD   FTA 9/28/13    Rio Batts     b/m  10/7/75     APD     2…

Pause, think and choose

From Ethen Gillespie   Pause, think and choose are three actions that can prevent or reduce many problems in marriage and other relationships. Many people have spoken in anger or out of frustration without taking time to consider consequences. Things…

Sports notes

MHSAA takes no action on private schools For a couple days last week the rumor mill was whirling concerning whether or not the Mississippi High School Activities Association was going to ban private schools from the organization beginning with the…

PSC Presley to hold meeting at FC

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will hold a “Town Hall” meeting in French Camp on Thursday, October 17, at the Welcome Center, located in Downtown French Camp, from 6 pm until 7 pm. This meeting is free, and…

Order your Jack-O-Lantern Jam t-shirt

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is selling t-shirts for Jack-O-Lantern Jam.  Jack-O-Lantern Jam will be held Saturday, October 26 in downtown Ackerman.  All t-shirt orders must be received by Friday, October 11. …

Head Start students enjoy visit from APD

From press reports   The Reform Head Start Center’s unit topic was “Play It Safe” and the local police department came out and shared safety tips with the students. Ackerman Police Chief Kevin Stark and Officer Lloyd Dinning allowed the…