From press reports
“During September 2015, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in the number of recreational visits over the 2014 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser.
“This year, 476,818 used the Parkway during September 2015 compared to 488,825 … Read more
AUMC Annual Chili Lunch
Ackerman United Methodist will be selling chili, corn chips, homemade dessert and tea at the Ackerman United Methodist Fellowship Hall on Nov. 18 for $5. Local schools, hospitals and other groups and individuals in … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw County High School basketball teams got off to a good start on Thursday night with a sweep of Starkville Academy.
The Lady Chargers won the opener 35-30, while the CCHS boys used a … Read more
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.”
“In January, 1864, … Read more
NEWS FROM THE HILL
By Edwin Faughn
Greetings from Rainwater Observatory right here in the historic village of French Camp, Mississippi.
We are excited about our new indoor exhibits containing a brand new impressive meteorite collection! It contains such objects … Read more
THURSDAY, NOV. 19
6 p.m. — Louisville at Choctaw County
6 p.m. — French Camp at East Webster
6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Oak Hill Academy… Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 38 miscellaneous incident reports and eight incident offense reports last week.… Read more
By Ruth Nowlin
Step to the Back of the Line, Sir!
To any of you who have not been raised in a rural atmosphere, in a loving, but strict home, you probably won’t know what I’m talking about. … Read more
9:29 a.m., Vehicle Unlock, N. Gambrell St., APD.
11:17 a.m., Fire Alarm, S. Fentress Rd., CSO.
7:00 p.m., Stranded Motorist, MS Hwy. 12, APD.
8:44 p.m., Counterfeit Bills, MS Hwy. 15, APD.
Nov. 7… Read more
STARKVILLE — Second-ranked Alabama (9-1, 6-1 SEC) used big plays to defeat No. 17 Mississippi State (7-3, 3-3) 31-6 on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs out-gained the Crimson Tide 393-379, but a trio of big plays for touchdowns … Read more