News

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 49 miscellaneous incident reports and seven incident offense reports last week.

11/23/13    Fredrick Baber    B/M    7/19/87    APD        Public Drunk

11/23/13    Isaac Starks        B/M      10/25/86     CSO     Bad Check

11/23/13    Terry Gazaway     W/M    1/28/65      MHO    DUI … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

Prep Football

11 a.m. — MHSAA Class 1A State Championship: French Camp vs. Stringer

3 p.m. — MHSAA Class 2A State Championship: Calhoun City vs. Bassfield

4 p.m. — MAIS All-Star Football Game at Mississippi College

7:30 … Read more

Christmas events coming to the county

From staff reports

 

The Town of Ackerman will celebrate Christmas and the meaning of the holiday with its annual Christmas Parade.

The Town of Ackerman Christmas will be Thursday, December 5 at 6 p.m. in downtown Ackerman.

This year’s … Read more

Visit Winston County to get taste of Italy on Dec. 8

From staff and press reports

 

“An Italian Palate” is a cookbook, travelogue and artistic portfolio in one.

The creative collaboration between Hattiesburg chef Robert St. John and Clinton artist Wyatt Waters gives readers a taste of Italy in recipes, … Read more

Obituaries

Bessie Fair

Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Fair, 93, will be held December 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Hopewell M.B. Church, Weir, MS. Interment will be held at Hopewell Cemetery in Weir, MS.

Mrs. Fair was a Housewife. Mrs. … Read more

Tree Seedling deadline this week for 2014 orders

From press reports

 

The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District is currently taking orders for trees to be distributed in 2014. Orders for seedlings must be placed by Friday, December 6. The tree seedlings will be delivered in … Read more