Ribbon Cutting set for BlackHawk Truck Stop

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Ribbon Cutting for BlackHawk Truck Stop on Monday, December 12 at 9 a.m. BlackHawk Truck Stop is located at 4839 Highway 9, Ackerman. It’s the Read more

Historical and Genealogical Society to welcome Dr. Beck

Submitted by Margie Gilmer

The Choctaw County Historical and Genealogical Society is pleased to welcome Dr. Brandon H. Beck as Guest Speaker at the November 28th meeting at 12 noon at the Choctaw County Public Library Meeting Room.  His topic Read more

Unemployment rates fall in October

From press and staff reports

Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in October.  The October rate is one-tenth of a percentage point lower than a month earlier in September when the rate was 6.0 percent. The October Read more

Turkey & Tinsel kicks off holiday season

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce  

Choctaw County has kicked off the Christmas shopping season with Turkey & Tinsel that was held on November 10, 2016. Fifteen local businesses participated bringing customers and visitors into their shops and offices.11-23 Turkey & Tinsel-Alan Sibley

The Choctaw Read more

White-tailed deer gun season opens Nov. 19

Mississippi’s white-tailed deer gun season opens November 19 and closes December 1.  Hunting with dogs is allowed during this season.  Legal deer include legal bucks and antlerless deer on private lands and only legal bucks on open public lands.  The … Read more

CCCTC Fall Advisory Committee Meeting held

Submitted by Sandi Muirhead

Choctaw County Career and Technology Center

The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center held its Fall Advisory Committee Meeting on November 14, 2016.  It was an honor to have the Choctaw County Board of Education in Read more

Annual WTVA Food 4 Families Food Drive set

Submitted by Juli Hughes

MSU Extension – Choctaw County

The annual WTVA Food 4 Families Food Drive will be held through December 9. Donations of non-perishable food items, especially canned vegetables, are needed.

All donations will go to the Choctaw Read more