MTFC hold general coalition meeting in Winona

Submitted by Keetha Mosley

Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties


The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties held its General Coalition Meeting Tuesday, November 1 at Pizza Inn in Winona.

Coalition members present … Read more

Ribbon Cutting held for Barlow Blue

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Barlow Blue on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Barlow Blue is located at 66 LeFleur Circle, French Camp. Close family and friends came out … Read more

CCSD receives C in state accountability rating

From press & staff reports


The Choctaw County School District recently received its first set of non-waiver school & district accountability ratings for Mississippi schools.

The Choctaw County School District earned a grade of C under the accountability ratings. … Read more

Mitchell wins circuit judge race

From staff reports


George Mitchell will continue his service as a circuit judge after winning election to the office he was appointed to earlier this year.

He has served as Circuit Court judge for the 5th Circuit Judicial District, … Read more

Weir Elementary celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Submitted by Jackie Wise


Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, October 24-28, to promote drug free awareness.Red_0807

Students and teachers dressed up in the theme for each day: Monday “I ‘Mustache’ You Not To Do Drugs” (wear mustaches); … Read more

Christmas trees needed for holiday open house

By Juli Hughes

MSU Extension – Choctaw County


It’s that time of the year again.

MSU Extension’s Holiday Open House is scheduled for Thursday, December 8 from 2:30 – 6:00 p.m. at the Choctaw County Library.

They would like … Read more

Ackerman opens drop-off locations for Operation Christmas Child

From press reports

Hundreds of Ackerman residents will transform empty shoeboxes into gifts filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items while providing several local locations as collection sites this year for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child—the world’s … Read more