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Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22
Prep Softball
TBA — Houston at Neshoba Central
5 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at French Camp
6 p.m. — Calhoun City at Louisville
6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora
Junior College Football
6:30 p.m. — Gulf … Read more

Visitation numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway released

From press reports

“During July 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 525,501 visitors used the Parkway during June 2016 compared to … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

On the Vocabulary Can Be Fun website I came upon a strategy of how to expand vocabulary. Divide your vocabulary into three groups. The first category has words you’re confident … Read more

4-County will not pass on latest TVA rate increase

From press reports

Electricity rates may be going up around the Tennessee Valley, but 4-County Electric Power Association members won’t see an increase.

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors in August approved a budget that included a rate … Read more

Alderman approve upcoming fiscal year budget

From staff reports

A budget public hearing was held Thursday, August 25, 2016 in the boardroom at town hall.

In attendance were Mayor, Dick Cain; City Clerk, Debbie Boley; Alderman at Large, Carl “Barney” Phelps and Ward 4 Alderman, Billy … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 63 miscellaneous incident reports and 13 incident offense reports.

9/10/16 Leon Jackson IV B/M 11/29/91 CSO failure to report to drill x 2

9/10/16 Dajara Miller B/F 8/30/90 CSO Bench warrant/wilfull trespassing, & simple … Read more

Choctaw Cruisers Car Club meeting held

Choctaw Cruisers Car Club met for a cookout Labor Day evening at the home of Buddy and Charlotte Cornish. Hamburgers were cooked by Morgan Scribner while spouses provided various desserts.

New officers were elected for the 2016/2017 year as follows: … Read more

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of Choctaw County, Mississippi that they will receive bids at its office in the Choctaw County Courthouse, located in Ackerman, Mississippi, until the hour of 10:00 A.M., Monday, October … Read more

‘Read For Fun’ program held in July is a success

From staff reports

School-aged children of Choctaw County recently participated in the “READ FOR FUN” (R-Read, E-Everyday, A-After, D-Dinner) Summer Reading Program, which concluded with an Awards & Recognition celebration held July 28, 2016 at the Choctaw County Library.

Mattie … Read more