Monthly Archives: December 2016

Zeta Debutante Scholarship Pageant planned

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (Rho Nu Zeta Chapter) will host its Annual Debutante Scholarship Pageant at the Bobcat Center 600 Tipton Street in Kosciusko on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The program will begin at 7:00 pm. Three young ladies…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 105 Miscellaneous Incident reports & 9 Incident Offense Reports 11/18/16 Riquita Sanders, B/F, 10/4/77, APD, Simple Domestic violence 11/23/16 Jason Judion, B/M, 7/29/80, CSO, transferred for work program 11/23/16 Jonathan W Adams, W/M, 1/14/82,…

Obituaries

Jimmy G. ‘Pete’ Long Nov. 17, 2016 Services for Jimmy G. “Pete” Long, 57, of Ackerman were Nov. 18, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman. He…

Tree seedling order deadline is Dec. 9

From press reports The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District is currently taking orders for trees to be distributed in 2016.  Orders for seedlings must be placed before Thursday, December 9, 2016. The tree seedlings will be delivered in…

Ribbon Cutting set for BlackHawk Truck Stop

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Ribbon Cutting for BlackHawk Truck Stop on Monday, December 12 at 9 a.m. BlackHawk Truck Stop is located at 4839 Highway 9, Ackerman. It’s the…

Unemployment rates fall in October

From press and staff reports Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in October.  The October rate is one-tenth of a percentage point lower than a month earlier in September when the rate was 6.0 percent. The October…