Letters to the Editor – 03/09/2016

Freedom of Speech and Press

Let me express my appreciation to you and staff for a job well done.

It seems to me the paper is doing a real good job of keeping us readers informed of local events and … Read more

Legals – 03/09/2016


Sealed bids will be received by the Choctaw County School District, Ackerman, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:00 A. M. on March 10th, 2016 for the right … Read more

Obituaries – 03/09/2016

Mrs. Charlotte Newlin May
March 1, 2016
Funeral services for Mrs. Charlotte Newlin May 68, were held at New Haven Baptist Church in Weir at 2:00 p.m., Friday march 4, 2016. Rev. Tommy Allen and Rev. Jimmy Ballard officiated. Burial … Read more

Presidential primaries set for March 8

From Staff Reports

Choctaw County voters will have their chance to select their political party candidate next week in the presidential primaries.

Primary elections for Democratic and Republican presidential nominees are set for Tuesday, March 8, when polls will be … Read more

Strong winds bring down trees, power

Ackerman Public Works Crews clean debris from the storm Tuesday Night.

From Staff Reports

Tuesday Night, February 23 at approximately 10:00 p.m. the National Weather Service in Jackson issued a severe Thunderstorm Warning for Choctaw County.

At approximately 10:17 p.m., straight-line winds at an estimated 80 miles per hour blew down … Read more

Chamber Annual Meeting set for March 10

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

The Annual Meeting of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be held Thursday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Ackerman. The public is invited to attend the meeting where four … Read more


DYW rerun01

Pictured front row (left to right) Brennan Power, Kyla Perry and Alexis Davis. Back row (left to right) Chloe Grissom, Brianna Carroll and Katie Box.… Read more

MSU Alumni Spotlight: Making an impact in Choctaw County

Blaine reflects on MSU College of Education

MSU Submitted

The following article ran in “Forward” a Mississippi State University College of Education Publication Volume I 2015.

Not a typical undergraduate student, Glen Blaine received his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Mississippi State University (MSU) in 1999. … Read more