One of the earliest units formed in Old Choctaw County was the Choctaw Rebels, Company K, 24th Mississippi Infantry, at Greensboro on July 6, 1861. The following history of the 24th comes from Dunbar Rowland’s … Read more
Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program called “Comet ISON This Way Comes!” This presentation will be given on Friday, November 8, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Dr. Donna Pierce.
Funeral services for Estelle Burdine Lollar, 95, were held November 5, 2013 at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman, MS with Rev. Jim Reed and Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Interment was held at Salem Independent Methodist … Read more
OXFORD, Miss. – The following sophomore at the University of Mississippi earned membership in Phi Eta Sigma national honor society based on her academic performance as a freshman. Requirements include a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 at … Read more
Choctaw County High School will host a schoolwide parent meeting on November 11, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the Ty Cobb Complex to share details about the Title I services provided by the school. This meeting will be an informational … Read more
First Graders at French Camp Elementary School spent a week learning about community helpers. They discussed firemen, police officers, librarians, trash collectors, and many other people that help make communities better with their service.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other environmental benefits.… Read more