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Obituary – Mrs. Evelyn Crimm Mitchell

(July 4, 1926 – October 19, 2015)

Evelyn Crimm Mitchell , 89, died Monday, October 19, 2015, at Winona Manor in Winona. She was born July 4, 1926, in Choctaw County to Sara Mildred and John F. Crimm. She was … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Samuel Byron Stephenson

Samuel Byron Stephenson, 87, of McComb, passed away, Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Beacham Memorial Hospital in Magnolia.

He was born July 12, 1928 in Choctaw County, MS. He was the son of William Walter “Walsie” and Mable Wells Stephenson. … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 53 miscellaneous incident reports and 18 incident offense reports last week.
  
10/17/15 Joseph Nailes W/M 9/28/79 APD Reckless Driving, Failure to Stop at Stop Sign, Driving W/Susp. D.L., Poss. of Beer & DUI … Read more

Jack’ O Lantern Jam set

Jack’ O Lantern Jam will be this Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 5 pm in downtown Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride
The Chamber of Commerce

Jack’ O Lantern Jam – Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 5 pm

It’s Jack’ O Lantern Jam time! Bring your kids and enjoy this FREE family friendly night of fun with the scarecrow … Read more

Costume Contest at Jack’ O Lantern Jam

Photo by Donna McKay
Don’t miss the Costume Contest at Jack’ O Lantern Jam on Saturday, October 24, 2015 in downtown Ackerman. Registration at 4:30pm and contest at 5 pm.

By Amanda McBride
The Chamber of Commerce

Get your costume ready and plan to participate in the Costume Contest during Jack’ O Lantern Jam this Saturday, October 24 at 5 pm. Registration begins at 4:30 pm with a … Read more

Paving the way

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Highway 12 Roadwork Near Completion
A section of Highway 12 from the Choctaw/Oktibbeha County Line to Highway 9 is near … Read more

Job fair set for Oct. 29

From press reports

The Enterprise of Mississippi will host the Governor’s Job Fair on Thursday, October 29, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Community Center in Ackerman. The job fair is being hosted for business and industry in … Read more

Rearing not raising children in today’s world

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Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more