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Business After Hours February 21 The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and Atmos Energy invites you to the Business After Hours on Tuesday, February 21 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Chamber of Commerce office. Let’s get together to network…

Rep. Hood gives update on the legislature

Committee meetings to discuss House bills wrapped up on Tuesday, and the House convened as a whole Wednesday through Friday to discuss the legislation that made it to the calendar. A number of noncontroversial bills passed through the House this…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 18 Incident Offense reports and 83 Miscellaneous Incident reports in the last two weeks.   1/24/17 Dakota R. Miller, B/M, 9/1/87, CSO, possession of marijuana/less than 1oz   1/25/17 James Walker, W/M, 7/9/82, CSO,…

Highlight Luncheon to feature lifelong educator

Submitted by Mary Nell Coblentz French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, February 14 at 12:00 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Andrew Melvin Jones, a 1948 FCA graduate, BA Mississippi College, MA Southern Miss, and Doctor of…

Ackerman banners display town pride

From press & staff reports Anyone that has been in the town of Ackerman recently have noticed its streets lined with beautiful banners displaying the county & town names with the slogan “Some Bigger, None Better.” The town of Ackerman…

Decades of bad habit can be changed with motivation

Submitted by Keetha Mosley Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition You don’t have to quit smoking alone –  get free help Marie McDowell, a retired administrative specialist for Southern Farm Bureau, has been smoking menthol-flavored cigarettes since she was 16 years old. She…