News

Church of God welcomes new pastor

Andrew Little, Brenda Little and Pastor James Little

The Ackerman Church of God is pleased to welcome their new senior pastor, Bro. James Little. Bro. Little, his wife, Brenda, and son, Andrew. They are coming to Ackerman from Pontotoc, Miss.

Bro. Little had served as the Wednesday night … Read more

Supervisor conference targets funding for county services

By Bob Ratliff

MSU Extension Center for Government and Community Development

 

BILOXI – The state’s county supervisors expressed concern about funding for essential services in numerous discussions at the 2013 Mississippi Association of Supervisors Conference.

Most of Mississippi’s 410 … Read more

Deer management classes upcoming

Mississippi State University is offering two deer management workshops in late July and August to landowners, hunters and professionals working with Mississippi’s white-tailed deer populations.

Mississippi State University’s Extension Service and the College of Forest Resources, along with the Mississippi … Read more

Students are degree candidates for Spring and Summer Semesters

The following University of Mississippi students from Choctaw County are among 3,541 spring semester and summer semester candidates for degrees:

Jessica Lauren Foust, Bachelor of Arts

Jamie Elaine McCulloch, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Ellen Lucille Graves, Bachelor of Arts … Read more

Event to focus on exploring the summer stars in the sky

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, July 12, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, David … Read more

FCA opens 2013 season with two tough foes

By: Austin Bishop

 

If the French Camp Academy football team is going to take care of some unfinished business in 2013, the Panthers will have to take a slightly different path to the MHSAA Class 1A State Championship game … Read more

Calendar Events

Farmer’s Market

July 12

The Choctaw County Farmers Market will be held Friday, July 12 beginning at 8 am at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Free items to the first 50 people! Free recipes! Vendors wanting … Read more

The Civil War examining Port Hudson, Louisiana

Submitted by: CJ Johnson

 

Early in the War Between the States, Union leaders deemed it critical to control the Mississippi River. Both New Orleans and Memphis fell to Union forces in early 1862. Grant began operations to take Vicksburg … Read more

Fishing for Arctic Char in Alaska

by Roy Hawkins

 

My reel screamed in agony, and my five weight fly rod bent double as the big Char ran downstream, apparently headed for the Bering Sea twenty miles away. It was late June and our party of … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. David R. McDaniel

Funeral services were held for David R. McDaniel, 57, on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 1 PM at Coleman Funeral Home. Bro. Rob Faulk officiated. Burial followed at Salem Cemetery in Choctaw County.

A resident of … Read more