News

Extension Service to host free events

Submitted by Jan Ballard
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County will soon be inviting the public to attend the following free events.

Full Circle Knitting/Crochet Group
The Full Circle Knitting/Crochet group, part of Mississippi … Read more

Letters to the editor – 09/02/15

Vote for Initiative 42

Passage of Initiative 42 is crucial to Mississippi’s economic survival. How do we get off the bottom unless all our children have good educations to qualify for skilled jobs?

Initiative 42 proposes to change our constitution … Read more

Shape-up your spending

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension – Choctaw County

How is your financial health?  This is a good time to do an annual checkup to assess financial fitness and get your finances in shape.  What you don’t know … Read more

Military notes – 09/02/15

Army Reserve Pvt. Marcquel K. Kennedy
Army Reserve Pvt. Marcquel K. Kennedy has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, … Read more

Calendar of Events – 09/02/15

Crimm Family Reunion
September 13
The annual Crimm Reunion will meet Sept. 13 at Chester Community Center. Come bring your favorite dish and enjoy a day of fun and fellowship.

NA meetings
The Choctaw County Library in Ackerman is hosting … Read more

Pack food safety with tailgate party fun and socializing

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension – Choctaw County

Now that football season is starting up across the country, tailgaters are firing up their grills and breaking out their hamburgers, hot dogs and polish sausages. But a lot … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/02/15

THURS, SEPT. 3
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5/6 p.m. — East Webster at Noxapater
5/6:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Bruce… Read more

Obituaries – 09/02/15

Howard Earl Carpenter
Aug. 23, 2015
Services for Howard Earl Carpenter, 88, of Sturgis were Aug. 25, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Russell Mord officiating. Mr. Carpenter requested cremation.

He was born May 16, 1927, … Read more

Legals – 09/02/15

LEGAL NOTICE
Choctaw County School System will take bids on the purchase and removal of the following school buses:
Bus, Year Model… Read more