CRNC shows community generosity with baby blanket donations

Submitted by Brooke Eaves,

Director of Rehab CRMC/CNRC

The residents and staff of Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center have been working diligently in their Safe and Sound “Christmas Workshop” creating handmade baby blankets.Blanket _0003

“The residents were happy and excited to Read more

Don’t let cold weather limit outdoor activities

By Evan O’Donnell

MSU Extension Service

For many Mississippians, cold and wet conditions make this the least likely time of year to venture outside, but an outdoors lover knows it just takes a little preparation and a positive attitude to Read more

Calendar of Events


concert Dec. 17

Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers will be in concert on Saturday, Dec. 17th at 7 p.m. at the Ellis Theater in downtown Philadelphia. This Bluegrass concert will be filmed for a video to be included Read more

Holiday Open House set for Choctaw County Library

Submitted by Juli Hughes

Mississippi State University Extension – Choctaw County

The annual Holiday Open House will be held Thursday, December 8 from 2:30 until 6 p.m. at the Choctaw County Library.  IMG_1385Activities for the day include:

Santa! Bring your Read more

Douglas to sing at Highlight Luncheon

Submitted by Mary Nell Coblentz

French Camp’s Christmas Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, December 13.

They will have a delicious Christmas meal, enjoy Christmas music by soloist Danita Oswalt Douglas and have a fun gift exchange.  

Danita has had Read more

Local project celebrates collection of 42,900 gifts

From press reports

Ackerman and surrounding cities volunteers – making up a multi-county area team – have collected enough gift-filled shoeboxes to reach more than 42,900 children in need through the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, but they are Read more

The Christmas Star program to be examined at Rainwater

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 9, 2016, starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, Read more

Woods returning to S. Panola

By Will Sammon

The Clarion-Ledger

And Staff Reports

Ricky Woods wanted to come back to the place where he experienced a dominating level of sustainable success in a community in Mississippi he once loved to be a part of.

That, Read more

Governor lifts partial burn ban

From Press Reports

Effective Friday, Gov. Phil Bryant signed a proclamation to lift the partial state-level burn ban that has been in force since Oct. 11 and included Choctaw County.

The Mississippi Forestry Commission requested the governor’s ban to be Read more