News

Mulberry Fest a success in Mathiston

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The 2015 Mulberry Festival was full of fun in spite of the rain that was coming down in sheets.

Thank you to everyone that braved the weather; from all of our vendors to the children participating in the contests and … Read more

Careers dealing with wildlife

Areyana Shannon

Wildlife Biologist, Scott Edwards, recently visited the CCCTC AEST program on behalf of the Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks. Edwards shared with students about career opportunities within the MS Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Service including Wildlife Biology, Game Warden, and … Read more

AES recognizes Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31

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The Ackerman Elementary School Children celebrated Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23 to Oct. 31.

Students received visits from Choctaw County High School Athletes and Mississippi State University Athletes.… Read more

Fun visit

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French Camp Elementary School’s Kindergarten visits Buffalo Park
The French Camp Elementary Kindergarten class recently enjoyed a field trip … Read more

What do you know about Veterans Day?

By C.J. Johnson

Odds are, if you live in or around Choctaw County, you know a veteran and may have veterans in your family. But do you understand what Veterans Day is all about?

Almost a century ago, U. S. … Read more

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry Part 4  

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 30th Mississippi included companies from  central Mississippi.  Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County.  This  continuation of the 30th Mississippi history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.”  The article … Read more

In Our Community – 11/11/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

During this summer I have often found one or more of the family members either standing along the little pond that we call Billy’s Lake or reclining in one of the cast off lawn chairs … Read more