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In Our Community – 04/08/2015

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill
Thank you Jesus for another beautiful day. I love the sound of the birds singing and the beautiful blooming Dogwood trees dancing in the cool wind. Oh! How it so good to be alive. … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/08/2015

County Flea Market is April 11
Choctaw County Flea Market will be held Saturday, April 11  from 8:00am until 2:00pm in downtown Ackerman.  Space is 10’x10’ – no electricity or water available. There is no vendor fee.  Registration is required. … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon set for April 14 and May 12

From press reports

French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, April 14, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. Our guest speaker, Dr. Jan Ganann, will speak on “A Native American History of Choctaw County and French Camp.”… Read more

Turkey hunting’s finest hour

By Roy Hawkins

It was one of those clear cool mornings made for turkey hunting, and a total of five birds were gobbling as it began to get light. The time was early April and my son Jody and I … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/08/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Some Vaughan’s Vocabulary readers have remarked that they like the table technique of learning advanced words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need five columns and 21 … Read more

Honor Roll

Weir Elementary Honor Roll List
Superintendent’s List:
1st Grade: Miley S. Dossett… Read more

TVA identifies preferred route for transmission line

From press reports

The Tennessee Valley Authority has identified a preferred route for a new transmission line that will increase power reliability for areas served by Central Electric Power Association and 4-County Electric Power Association.… Read more

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo slated for April 11 at Choctaw Lake

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, K&M Portables, LLC, Choctaw County Farm Bureau Insurance, Crowson Auto World of Louisville, U.S. Forest Service and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks are partnering together … Read more

Legals – 04/08/2015

TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
WHEREAS, on May 18, 1999, Jerry Goins, Husband and Mary D. Goins, Wife, executed a Deed of Trust to W. Stewart Robison, Trustee for Jim Walter Homes, Inc., Beneficiary, which Deed of Trust is recorded in … Read more

Obituaries – 04/08/2015

Etta Ann Bowie
March 30, 2015
Services for Etta Ann Bowie, 71, of Weir were April 2, 2015, at Weir Baptist Church with the Rev. Jared Busby and Mark Mayo officiating. Burial was in Bear Cree Cemetery in McCool.

She … Read more