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Presidential primaries set for March 8

From Staff Reports Choctaw County voters will have their chance to select their political party candidate next week in the presidential primaries. Primary elections for Democratic and Republican presidential nominees are set for Tuesday, March 8, when polls will be…

Strong winds bring down trees, power

From Staff Reports Tuesday Night, February 23 at approximately 10:00 p.m. the National Weather Service in Jackson issued a severe Thunderstorm Warning for Choctaw County. At approximately 10:17 p.m., straight-line winds at an estimated 80 miles per hour blew down…

Chamber Annual Meeting set for March 10

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce The Annual Meeting of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be held Thursday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Ackerman. The public is invited to attend the meeting where four…

DYW

Pictured front row (left to right) Brennan Power, Kyla Perry and Alexis Davis. Back row (left to right) Chloe Grissom, Brianna Carroll and Katie Box.

MSU Alumni Spotlight: Making an impact in Choctaw County

MSU Submitted The following article ran in “Forward” a Mississippi State University College of Education Publication Volume I 2015. Not a typical undergraduate student, Glen Blaine received his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Mississippi State University (MSU) in 1999.…

Ribbon Cutting set for Alfa Insurance Agency

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce It’s time for a ribbon cutting! Join Alfa Insurance with Dakota Brasher-Agent and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016 for a ribbon cutting and grand opening. Alfa…

Art display

Photo by Debbie Bruister Local art on display Debbie Bruisters’ sixth grade gifted students at Ackerman