Monthly Archives: June 2017

Rotary speaker

Sister Alies Therese of the Catholic community was guest speaker at the May 30 meeting of the Rotary Club. She is a volunteer with the Christian Women’s Job Corps in Choctaw County. Welcoming her is program chairman Bert Parish.

Rainwater Observatory busy in June

By Edwin Faughn Rainwater Observatory   Rainwater Observatory was recently featured on MPB’s Mississippi Roads as part of a story called “REACHING FOR THE STARS”! The story features Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise, Rainwater Observatory and the Jackson Astronomical Association. A big…

Woods wins MACD Endowment Fund Scholarship

Submitted by Kayla McMinn   Twenty-two campers, including Angel Woods from Choctaw County, participated in the 2017 Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission Natural Resources Youth Camp, held from June 4 to 8 at Hinds Community College in Raymond.  …

Recognition

The staff of the Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recognized the male residents and fathers of the center by hosting a “Men’s Day” celebration in their honor before this past Father’s Day.             The celebration…

In the Good Ole Summertime

By Lisa Harris   Summer is here finally! My summer is broken into two parts. I have to work in the morning then I am free in the afternoon. I usually just nap, read, and watch television. I get drowsy…

Financial scams target trusting Mississippians

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — King Solomon wrote thousands of years ago that there is nothing new under the sun, a truth played out daily by unscrupulous people putting modern spins on the age-old practice of…

Ready

Dollar General, located at 267 MS Hwy 15 in Ackerman, held its Grand Re-opening June 17 to celebrate the store being remodeled to add more features. The Dollar General staff welcomed Mayor Dick Cain and Ackerman Police Officer Dwain Steed…