Managing fire ants in the lawn

Written by: Dr. Wayne Wells, Horticulture Specialist Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Warmer weather and recent rains have enhanced fire ant activity with more mounds becoming visible in our lawns. Not only are … Read more

The Civil War – The battle of Fort Pulaski

By C.J. Johnson

One hundred and fifty years ago the Confederates surrendered Fort Pulaski, a former Federal fortification on Cockspur Island near the mouth of the Savannah River, protecting the City of Savannah. These more recently built forts, called “Third … Read more

News notes

Foster, adoptive families needed The Mississippi Department of Human Services needs foster and adoptive families in Webster, Choctaw, Clay and Oktibbeha counties. If you would like to open your heart and your home to a child/ children in need, contact … Read more

Cooper captures DYW title

By Press Reports

A lighted city skyline and Central Park entrance adorned the stage of the Ty Cobb Auditorium on the campus of Ackerman High School on March 17. Eleventh grade Choctaw county residents were invited to participate in this … Read more

Calendar of Events

Food Drive for Broken Wings Ministry A food drive to collect dried beans/peas (any variety) and peanut butter for Broken Wings Ministry is underway. Donations may be dropped off at the Choctaw County Extension Office in the Courthouse Annex or … Read more

New notes

Ann Downing to sing at Soul’s Haven Church Ann Downing will be singing at Soul’s Haven Church on Good Friday, April 6, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. We invite everyone to come and celebrate our Risen Savior during this Easter season. … Read more

Ackerman School Reunion set for April 28

From press reports

Saturday, April 28, is the day and Ackerman High School campus will be the setting for former classmates, teachers, coaches, administrators and friends to gather for the fourteenth annual school reunion. The meeting begins in the Ty … Read more