Last week, this 10 passenger, wheel chair accessible van was donated by Sunflower Management Group to the Choctaw County Medical Foundation. … Read more

Constable Department receives 4-County Foundation Grant

Choctaw County Chief Constable Chris Coleman, center, receives an $8,700 award from the 4-County Foundation to help purchase a new Constable patrol car from Foundation Board members (from left) Jimmie Whitt, Kathy Howell, Columbus Jones, Russell Dodds and Deanie Graves.

From press reports

Choctaw County Constables will be able to provide even better service following a gift from the 4-County Foundation. The 4-County Foundation recently awarded an $8,700 grant to the Choctaw County Constable Department for the purchase of a … Read more

VBS fun

vbs 2015

Enon C.P Church holds 2015 Bible School

With an average of nearly 100 kids per day, Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church hosted its annual bible school from May 26-29 with the theme of Everest. Over the course of the four-day event, … Read more


catfish photo

Sally Stewart, 83 years old, of French Camp caught this 9 lb catfish in her pond at 8:00 pm on May 12.  … Read more

5k help


Boy Scout Troop 41 volunteered to help the staff of Mitchell Dental Clinic’s 5k Run/Walk at the 2015 Pine Tree Music Festival. … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/10/15

Concern over inaccuracies

In the most recent edition of the newspaper, there was a photograph of a marker placed on the grounds of Ackerman Elementary School. It commemorates the fact that the building once housed Choctaw County High School, which … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/10/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

After hearing it hundreds of times since 1972, I recently heard it again on the radio and wondered “Hmm, what does that mean, ‘A Horse with No Name?’” Therefore, I … Read more