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Brim fishing for food at Mr. Calton’s pond

By Roy Hawkins

There is no indication now that Mr. Calton Quarles’s pond was ever there. The dam that formed the small lake was bulldozed away years ago, and the shallow swale where the water once stood is covered with … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

What’s the five-syllable adjective and noun that means caring little and an indifferent person? (Its first two syllables are the name of a pop music group from the ’70s and … Read more

Jail docket

THE CHOCTAW COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS FILED 20 IO’S AND 106 MI’S SINCE THE LAST JAIL DOCKET REPORT.

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department has filed 106 miscellaneous incident reports and 20 incident offense reports since… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Doyle Byron Tennyson

June 2, 2014
Funeral services for Mr. Doyle Byron Tennyson, 96, were held at Coleman Funeral Home on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 2 p.m. Pastor Danny Irvin officiated. Burial followed … Read more

Obituary – Sarah Catherin Baker Gregg

Eupora, Ms. – Mrs. Sarah Catherin Baker Gregg, 53, died May 26, 2014 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Thursday May 29th. at Wood Springs Baptist Church with burial in… Read more

Sampling of Fame

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KYVAN Foods owner and former NFL Tight End for the Falcons and Bengals, Reggie Kelly will be signing autographs, taking pictures, and giving … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest set for this weekend

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From press reports

pine tree music fest logo lgThe Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Pine Tree Music Fest will be held this Saturday, June 7, in downtown Ackerman. The festival will feature a day of fun activities and events for the … Read more