Civil War – Confederate General John Pegram

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On February 6, 1865, John Pegram was killed at the Battle of Dabney’s Mill/Hatcher’s Run, Virginia.
The West Point graduate, Class of 1854, finished tenth in his class, which included J. E. B. Stuart. He resigned … Read more

Do it for your sweetheart


Every year Americans observe Valentine’s Day as a time to celebrate their love for one another. One of the greatest ways to show your loved ones you care about them is to commit to a healthy and smoke-free life. … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 02/11/15

A thank you

In our lifetimes we grow and mature and learn to pay attention to the wonderful things others do for us. AMANDA McBRIDE is one of those people who has helped GIRLFRIENDS@ … Read more

Legals – 02/11/2015

WHEREAS, on September 12, 2008, Eloise Thompson executed a certain deed of trust to Resource Real Estate Services, LLC, Trustee for the benefit of 1st Mariner Bank NGFS which deed of trust is of record … Read more

The DYW program is a big production

2-4 DYW big production

By Press Reports

In 2006, the Choctaw County DYW Program was awarded the Overall Top Production Award at the Mississippi Distinguished Young Women Luncheon in Meridian. The state program no longer awards local programs, but this hasn’t changed the county … Read more

Chamber learns from Backstage Pass event

Submitted photo
Debbie Boley and Amanda McBride attended the Back Stage Pass Conference in Hattiesburg on behalf of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce.

By Staff Reports

Learning the tips and tricks of planning a festival or large event was one aspect of the 4rd Annual Back Stage Pass Conference held in Hattiesburg recently.

The Mississippi Main Street Association, Mississippi Arts Commission and the … Read more

Date, tickets announced for First Responders Dinner

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce will host the annual First Responders Dinner on Friday, March 6th at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

The Chamber of Commerce sponsors the First Responders Dinner to honor … Read more