Excited and eager to meet people in all Choctaw County communities would describe Darrell Banks, the new Agriculture and Natural Resources/4-H agent for the Mississippi Extension Service-Choctaw County.
February is Healthy Family Month. This is a time set aside to celebrate the importance of cultivating and maintaining the bond between members of the familial unit. The family is the foundation on which communities are built.… Read more
This week in 1863, the weather had taken a turn for the worse, slowing down operations to a winter’s pace. Associated Press reports documented a tremendous snow storm hitting the Virginia coastline, around the area of … Read more
Friday, February 8 is the deadline to register as volunteers for the “Take Pride in America Day” at Choctaw Lake. This event is planned for volunteers to help improve recreation and protect natural resources … Read more
The Choctaw County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host the 2013 Heritage Banquet on Saturday, March 2, at the Choctaw County Community Center. All are invited to attend and enjoy the seafood supper catered … Read more
Applicator TrainingFeb. 7 The Choctaw County Extension Service will offer a Pesticide Applicator Training at 9 am on Thursday, February 7 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. There is a $10 training course fee. Registration is required by calling … Read more
On Tuesday, January 22, the kindergarten students at Ackerman Elementary School (taught by Mrs. Carol Ballard, Mrs. Meriah Burdine, Mrs. Cynthia Berry, and Mrs. Shelley Gammill) celebrated the 100th Day of School.
The children did many activities with the number … Read more
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream has not been forgotten in Choctaw County. The Choctaw County NAACP Branch #5631 held the Fifth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance Prayer Visual on January 21. Approximately … Read more