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
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
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
In late May 1865¸ U. S. President Andrew Johnson appointed William Holden as the provisional Governor of North Carolina, setting the precedent for the reconstruction of the South. Holden was charged with calling for a constitutional … Read more
Youth Fun Day
The Higher Education Ministry invites your youth to attend our Youth Fun Day at First Unity United Methodist Church in Weir on June 13, 2015. Lots of fun, food, and games. All are invited.
Homecoming … Read more
Evangelist Francie Hemphill
Gods’ love is like a sweet song of a Blue Jay; it’s beautiful to the one who takes time to listen to it. Thank you heavenly father for your peace. Isaiah 26:3 Thou will keep … Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 59 miscellaneous incident reports and 9 incident offense reports this week.… Read more
By Austin Bishop
Mississippi State University’s first football game of the 2015 season may actually end early on Sunday morning.
MSU, looking to build off an impressive 2014 season that saw the Bulldogs go 10-3 on the year … Read more
The world famous Blackwood Brothers Quartet are coming home to Ackerman on Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14.
The Blackwood Brothers are in Ackerman for two concerts! On Saturday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m. they will be in concert … Read more
June 4, 2015
Services for Fred Hansford, 70, of Eupora were June 6, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Dale Porter officiating. Burial was in Greensboro Cemetery.
Mr. Hansford was a retired law enforcement officer … Read more
LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that the Choctaw County Department of Education will receive sealed bids in the office of the County Superintendent of Education until the hour of
10:00 A.M., June 4, 2015. At this time … Read more