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
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
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
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
Submitted by Jackie Wise
Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, October 24-28, to promote drug free awareness.
Students and teachers dressed up in the theme for each day: Monday “I ‘Mustache’ You Not To Do Drugs” (wear mustaches); … Read more
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
Submitted by Mary Nell Coblentz
Virginia Carlisle’s 1997 “Ye Ole Scrapbook: A Portrait of Choctaw County Before the World Changed” is once again being made available for those interested in owning a copy of this extensive anthology written to preserve … Read more
JACKSON, Miss. – In Mississippi, 76 out of 82 counties remain under burn bans. The Governor’s partial state level ban and all individual county bans remain in effect through the weekend. The dry cold front coming in today will make … Read more
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
From press reports
The number of jobs in Mississippi continued to grow in September to 1,143,900. Jobs were up 200 since August. In fact, over the year since September 2015, jobs increased by 7,900. These job figures are based on … Read more