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Ackerman residents give boxes of hope

Ackerman families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, this week they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by war,…

Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress is “officially” open

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress on November 12. A program was held with Ackerman Mayor Dick Cain welcoming everyone to Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress and…

Salute to Veterans

The 4th and 5th Grades at French Camp Elementary presented a Veterans Day Program on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.  Veterans Day honors ALL American veterans, both living and dead.  The students sang songs and spoke about how we

Hunting time

Just in Time for Deer Hunting Season The Construction:Carpentry classes at Choctaw County Career and Technology

History of ugly christmas sweaters/contests

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Choctaw County Extension The definition of an “ugly Christmas sweater” is any sweater with a Christmas theme that is considered in bad taste, tacky, or gaudy. While what is in bad taste is debatable, general consensus…

MSU tour

The CCCTC Animal & Environmental Science classes toured the MSU farms and facilities on Friday, November 13. The students got to observe what goes on in the daily operations of the dairy, beef, and horse units. The students were able…

I expect compassion and courage from my state

When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear? I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to…