News

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

Special session update from Representative Joey Hood

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

 

On Monday, June 24, Governor Phil Bryant called a special session of the Legislature for Thursday, June 27. This is the second extraordinary special session called by Governor Bryant in 2013. This special … Read more