Pine Tree Music Fest full of fun

Photos by Donna McKay
Boy Scout Troop 141 presented the colors during the Opening Ceremony at the Pine Tree Music Fest.

By Amanda McBride/ Chamber of Commerce

The 2015 Pine Tree Music Fest was fun with many friends, families, neighbors and visitors attending. All of the events were a success this year and some having the best year yet. We hope … Read more

Miles For Happy Smiles 5K a success

Miles For Happy Smiles 5K Male Second Place winner Andrew Coleman

by Jamie McHan

Miles For Happy Smiles 5K was definitely a success!

The event took place June 6 at 7:30 a.m. as part of The Pine Tree Music Fest in Downtown Ackerman. All proceeds went toward providing free dentures to … Read more

Maben 1965 reunion


This is a portion of the 1965 Maben High School graduating class which celebrated its 50th anniversary at Center Grove Baptist Church, which is located near Maben. The group held their reunion on May 16, 2015. Of the 25 that … Read more

82 Sluggers

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Local baseball team, the “82 Sluggers”, won the 82 Challenge Celebrating Moms Tournament on May 9, 2015.  … Read more

Helping out

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Pictured is Rick Jenkins, Chairman of the Choctaw County Medical Foundation and David Liffrig, General Manager at North American Coal (Mississippi Lignite Mining Company).  North American Coal presented a $2000 donation to the Choctaw County Medical Foundation last week.… Read more

Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Board of Directors

Photos by Donna McKay
(Right) (Left to right) Top Row – Matthew Cauthen, Kasey Burney Young, Debbie Bunkelman, Middle Row – Jennifer Pendleton, Elizabeth Jenkins, Christina Miller, Bottom Row – Juliette Ashford, Amanda McBride, Donna McKay

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and its members welcomed a new Board of Directors earlier this year. Four new Directors have joined the Board along with three existing Directors.

In March, the … Read more

Wonders of Japan is set for July 7

Chieko Iwata
Photo by Beth Wynn

Written by: Allison Matthews, Editor, Office of Public Affairs at Mississippi State University
Photo by: Beth Wynn
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator, MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Chieko Iwata will present a program on Japan including school … Read more