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

Choctaw Medical Center Blood Drive  

ACKERMAN, Miss. — Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a special blood drive with Choctaw Medical Center on Thursday, November 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the hospital. Donors will receive … Read more

Hunting bear in the North Woods

By Roy Hawkins


The presence of the huge snowshoe rabbit contently munching vegetation a few yards away was a visible reminder of my location deep in the Maine woods.  In fact the outfitter’s GPS placed me barely a mile from … Read more