Choctaw County Flea Market is April 11
Choctaw County Flea Market will be held Saturday, April 11 from 8:00am until 2:00pm in downtown Ackerman. Space is 10’x10’ – no electricity or water available. There is no vendor fee. Registration is … Read more
The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District would like to remind everyone that that they have a Litter Spreader for rental to farmers who wish to spread chicken litter on their farms. The charge for renting the equipment is … Read more
From school reports
The history-making 2014-15 basketball season came to a painful end here today in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament with the Holmes Community College Bulldogs falling to the Hill College Rebels, 73-72.
The Bulldogs ended the … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
For the Theatre Appreciation class I created a technique to generate students’ knowledge and appreciation of the Shakespearean plays.… Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
“Near Petersburg, Virginia, in the frosty pre-dawn hours of March 25, 1865, a Union sentry in front of Fort Stedman could hear the faint rustle of dry cornstalks quite clearly. ‘I say, Johnny,’ he shouted as … Read more
From Press Reports
Because of the passing of Congressman Alan Nunnelee, a vacancy exists in the 1st District for U.S. Congress.
Gov. Phil Bryant has set the date of the special election to fill the vacancy on May 12. If … Read more
French Camp Elementary School Honor Roll
1st Grade: Keoni Bol, Olivia Browning, Rowan Dean, Amonte Fleming, Knicholas Goins, Koleigh Griffin, Laura Brooke Myers, Bella Stanford
2nd Grade: Riley Arrowood, Kate Beard, Kami Beard, Kelsey Bridges, Dawson Bright, Brooke-Lynn … Read more
By Austin Bishop
Sometimes in order to win you have to suck it up and put in the extra effort. And then there is that rare occasion that in order to be the victor you have to win … Read more
From press & staff reports
With Circuit Court held in February in Choctaw County, some may think of the tensions between law enforcement and the general public that have been in the national spotlight recently. Yet, the criminal justice system … Read more
Firing Dan Jones big mistake
By Charles Dunagin, Editor
I don’t recall the exact date, but it was at least six months ago when I was told Dan Jones was going to lose his job as chancellor of … Read more