State Award

Sharon K. James is shown being awarded, “The Spirit of Advising” award by Valerie Taylor, the Ms. Department of Education State FCCLA Advisor.

Culinary Arts (Prostart) Teacher Receives State Award

Sharon K. James, Culinary Arts (ProStart) teacher, from Choctaw County Career and Technology Center received the “The Spirit of Advising” award during the annual FCCLA conference held in Jackson, MS. … Read more

Visit from

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Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, who announced his candidacy for the vacant First Congressional District seat on March 9, visited the Choctaw County Courthouse on May 5. Tagert was there to meet with the people and county officials of … Read more

Choctaw County Medical Foundation Annual meeting held

Donna McKay, Director Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce/ Courtesy Photos

Choctaw County High School Madrigals provided the entertainment at the Medical Foundation’s Annual Meeting.

The Choctaw County Medical Foundation held its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

Many new memberships to the Medical Foundation were welcomed and all dues paying members had … Read more

Millwood Apartment residents attend educational event

Keetha Mosley, Project Director of the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties, made a presentation to the residents of Millwood Apartments in Ackerman regarding the effects of secondhand smoke on April 21.

From press reports

Recently, residents of Millwood Apartments in Ackerman attended an educational event by the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties. On Tuesday, April 21, they learned about the impact of secondhand smoke through a presentation … Read more

Won 1st


The Mississippi Mustangs 11u team won 1st place in the 82 Challenge Bulldog Bash Silver Bracket Tournament in Columbus, MS on April 11 & 12.  This win was made possible by our sponsors, Hunt Pest Control, Flipz Unlimited Gymnastics & … Read more

Art’s Place ribbing cutting planned

Photo by Donna McKay 
Art’s Place, a specialty coffee and sandwich shop, is now open. Located at 9 East Main Street in Ackerman. Pictured is Linda Carter, owner, center, and staff.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Art’s Place is now open! The new coffee house and sandwich shop and business center opened this week in downtown Ackerman. It is located at 9 East Main Street (the former Tizzy Lizzy).

Art’s Place … Read more