Calendar of Events – 11/18/15

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch
Nov. 18
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

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry: Part 5

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

Dimmed lights help the night sky


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

Sports schedules – 11/18/15

Prep Basketball
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

Jail docket- 11/18/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 38 miscellaneous incident reports and eight incident offense reports last week.… Read more

In Our Community – 11/18/15

That’s Life

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

E911 – 11/18/15

Nov. 6
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

Big plays hurt Mississippi State against Alabama

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

Obituaries – 11/18/15

Mr. Terry L. Young
November 9, 2015
Funeral services for Mr. Terry L. Young, 60, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Bubba Bland officiated. Burial at Double Springs Methodist … Read more