Constable Department receives 4-County Foundation Grant

Choctaw County Chief Constable Chris Coleman, center, receives an $8,700 award from the 4-County Foundation to help purchase a new Constable patrol car from Foundation Board members (from left) Jimmie Whitt, Kathy Howell, Columbus Jones, Russell Dodds and Deanie Graves.

From press reports

Choctaw County Constables will be able to provide even better service following a gift from the 4-County Foundation. The 4-County Foundation recently awarded an $8,700 grant to the Choctaw County Constable Department for the purchase of a … Read more

VBS fun

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Enon C.P Church holds 2015 Bible School

With an average of nearly 100 kids per day, Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church hosted its annual bible school from May 26-29 with the theme of Everest. Over the course of the four-day event, … Read more


catfish photo

Sally Stewart, 83 years old, of French Camp caught this 9 lb catfish in her pond at 8:00 pm on May 12.  … Read more

5k help


Boy Scout Troop 41 volunteered to help the staff of Mitchell Dental Clinic’s 5k Run/Walk at the 2015 Pine Tree Music Festival. … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/10/15

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

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/10/15

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

Civil War – Reconstruction expands

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

Calendar of Events – 06/10/15

Youth Fun Day
June 13
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.

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