News

Are You Ready For Some Football?

By Lisa Fisher-Harris

Football season is here! From the first kickoff until the Super Bowl, wives will become “football widows.” Some women in order to survive the season will follow the philosophy of, “If you can’t beat them, join them.” … Read more

Jail Docket – 9/10/14

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 73 miscellaneous incident reports and eight incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Weir Elementary Fall Festival set for October 4

The Weir Elementary School PTO will host a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. The festival will consist of a silent auction, bingo, cake walk, toy walk, and many more fun and exciting games for … Read more

Hunting, fishing and music: then and now

By Don Pounds

My father, the late Curtis Pounds, reigned supreme in hunting, fishing and music.

He started Pounds Archery Co. in 1959, where he manufactured the famed Pounds recurve bows. These bows went on to become our family legacy. … Read more

Church Event

Mt. Moriah M.B. Church family in the 33rd Pastor’s Appreciation Program for Dr. Benjamin M. Pittman and Family on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3 p.m.… Read more

4-County clarifies information

Recently, the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) announced that some electric cooperatives in Mississippi have what the PSC terms “excess funds” that should be returned to their members. In a press release, the PSC refers specifically to cooperatives that are … Read more

TVA seeks comments on proposed transmission project in county

By Press Reports

Public Meeting: September 8 from
3-7 p.m. at Choctaw Community Center in Ackerman

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public input about transmission system upgrades in central Mississippi that would increase power reliability for the area … Read more