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The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry: Part 5

By C.J. Johnson The 30th Mississippi included companies from  central Mississippi.  Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County.  This  continuation of the 30th Mississippi history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.” “In January, 1864,…

Dimmed lights help the night sky

NEWS FROM THE HILL By Edwin Faughn Greetings from Rainwater Observatory right here in the historic village of French Camp, Mississippi. We are excited about our new indoor exhibits containing a brand new impressive meteorite collection! It contains such objects…

Sports schedules – 11/18/15

THURSDAY, NOV. 19 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Louisville at Choctaw County 6 p.m. — French Camp at East Webster 6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Oak Hill Academy

Jail docket- 11/18/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 38 miscellaneous incident reports and eight incident offense reports last week.

In Our Community – 11/18/15

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Step to the Back of the Line, Sir! To any of you who have not been raised in a rural atmosphere, in a loving, but strict home, you probably won’t know what I’m talking about. I…

E911 – 11/18/15

Nov. 6 9:29 a.m., Vehicle Unlock, N. Gambrell St., APD. 11:17 a.m., Fire Alarm, S. Fentress Rd., CSO. 7:00 p.m., Stranded Motorist, MS Hwy. 12, APD. 8:44 p.m., Counterfeit Bills, MS Hwy. 15, APD. Nov. 7

Big plays hurt Mississippi State against Alabama

STARKVILLE — Second-ranked Alabama (9-1, 6-1 SEC) used big plays to defeat No. 17 Mississippi State (7-3, 3-3) 31-6 on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs out-gained the Crimson Tide 393-379, but a trio of big plays for touchdowns…

Obituaries – 11/18/15

Mr. Terry L. Young November 9, 2015 Funeral services for Mr. Terry L. Young, 60, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Bubba Bland officiated. Burial at Double Springs Methodist…

Legals – 11/18/15

**** IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES MARVIN OSWALT, DECEASED CAUSE NO. 2015-0125 NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF CHOCTAW