MSU graduates from county announced

Listed is the Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2016 spring term for your county.

Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 92 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week.


Levi Kelly W/M 11/2/82 CSO Willful Trespassing


Bernard Jefferson B/M 2/20/70 CSO Susp. D.L., No Insurance, Careless Driving and No Tag… Read more

E911 Calls

June 16

3:23 a.m., Hwy. 12 & 15, Medical Call, EMS, APD 7:09 a.m., Hannah Rd., Medical Call, EMS 10:12 a.m., Reform-Sturgis Rd., Medical Call, EMS 8:38 p.m., Harper Rd., Stolen Property, CSO 9:04 p.m., Pine St., Disturbance, APD

June … Read more

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to

Zika Virus Program

June 30, Noon-1 p.m., Choctaw County Extension Office, Ackerman. This talk will explore this new disease threat and provide ways for citizens to protect themselves. … Read more

Pinning ceremony

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The Holmes Community College Practical Nursing Department on the Goodman Campus held its 2016 Pinning Ceremony Friday, June 17 in the Chapel on the Hill on the Goodman Campus. Choctaw County resident Sarah Sepaugh received her pin … Read more

Swimming safety tips keep summer fun

By Alexandra Woolbright
MSU Extension Service
The Early Years Network

STARKVILLE, Miss. — During the summer months, few activities are more appealing than a dip in the pool to escape the heat, but safety must be the top priority.

According … Read more

Dixie Pan Club sings at Nursing Home

The Dixie Pan Club came to the Choctaw County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center Wednesday, May 18 and lead the residents in songs of praise. Chuck Bailey/Staff Alexis Turnipseed plays the guitar as Dixie Pan members lead the group in … Read more

Mewbourn named MJHSRA Steer Riding State Champion


Colton Mewbourn recently won the Mississippi Junior High School Rodeo Association (MJHSRA) State Championship in Steer Riding in Hattiesburg June 10, 2016. Colton is now a two time state champion in steer riding as he also won the championship … Read more