Calendar of Events

Cowboy Church

Have you made poor choices? Read John 5:14. Feel like something is missing from you life? Come join us to study God’s word every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. at Choctaw Riding Club Arena. The arena is located off of Hwy. 12 on Weir-Salem Road. Come as you are. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Carroll Mewbourn at 662-397-4777.

Annual Fruit Sale

Choctaw County Career & Technology Center.  See any CCCTC student or call 285-4152.

American Legion meeting cancelled

The American Legion Post 82 in Ackerman will not meet November 11, but will meet Monday, December 9 at 6 p.m. You are encouraged to attend the Veteran’s Day Observance on November 11 at the Ty Cobb Complex in Ackerman.

Schoolwide Parent Meeting Scheduled

Nov. 11

Choctaw County High School will host a schoolwide parent meeting on November 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Ty Cobb Complex to share details about the Title I services provided by the school. This meeting will be an informational meeting which will highlight programs and strategies meant to improve academic success for all students. All parents are encouraged to come and learn about how they can help their children be successful. Please make plans to attend this meeting on Nov. 11th at 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the school at 662-285-4101.

Concert at First Baptist Church in Eupora

Nov. 15

The world famous Chuck Wagon Gang will be appearing at First Baptist Church in Eupora on Friday evening, November 15 at 7 pm. Opening for them at 6:30 pm will be one of Mississippi’s greatest quartets; Southern Image Quartet of Plantersville.

Karaoke Contest/Owen Brothers Band

Nov. 9

Professionally judged Karaoke Contest and Owen Brothers Band concert November 9 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. Karaoke Contest begins at 3:30 p.m. with $20 entry fee. Bring two country music cds. Top 5 sing off with first and second winners sing at the evening concert.

Owen Brothers Band concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Also performing is Willie Nelson impersonator Trey Jones and Elvis Presley impersonator Josh Buford. Tickets $10.

Karaoke Contest and concert sponsored by the Choctaw County Karaoke Council.

BBQ Plate fundraiser Nov. 8-9

Maben Church of God is selling BBQ plates for $7 at 3965 Crowley Dr. in Maben.

Plate consists of BBQ, slaw, baked beans, bun and tea. Stop by Friday, November 8 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday, November 9 from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The church is raising money for tent revival coming to Maben in June with Bro. Gerald Crabb. More information call 662-722-0531 or 662-418-2859.

VFW meeting

Nov. 9

The VFW Post 5569 will meet Saturday, November 9 at 9:30 a.m. at Cagle’s Corner in Ackerman. They meet the second Saturday of each month.

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch Nov. 20

Ackerman United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual chili lunch on Wednesday, November 20. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00. Take out will be available and meals can be delivered locally. If you would like to have a lunch delivered to you please call 662-285-6254 between 10:00 and 11:00. Group orders should also call in at this time. The meal will include homemade chili, fritos, homemade dessert and tea for only $5. For more information call 662-285-7097.

Civil War Round Table meeting on Nov. 12.

The Golden Triangle Civil War Round Table will meet Tuesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. The location for this month’s meeting will be the Grant Association offices on the first floor of the Mitchell Memorial Library on the MSU campus, Starkville area. Dr. John Marszalek will discuss updates on the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, as well as additions to the Grant Association collections. Those interested in the Civil War or U. S. Grant are invited to attend. For more information, call 662.325-4552.