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Mississippi recognize Vietnam veterans

Mississippi Remember My Service–Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemorative Gift From Press Reports Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant; Randy Reeves, Executive Director, Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board; and Ms. Sharlene Hawkes, President of RMS and former Miss America, hosted a press conference at the…

Exploring summer stars

By Edwin Faughn Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given Friday, June 10, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and…

E911 Calls

April 27 12:35 p.m., Hwy. 413, SO Other, CSO 3:11 p.m., Hwy. 15 S., Vehicle Fire, AFD, CSO 7:00 p.m., MLK Blvd., Welfare Check, WPD 7:35 p.m., Hwy. 413, Medical Call, CSO, EMS 8:26 p.m., E. Quinn St., Child Dispute,…

CCCTC holds annual recognition and awards ceremony

From Press & Staff Reports The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center held its Third Annual Special Recognition and Awards Program Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Some of the awards that were presented included: Program Completers, Highest Average in each program,…

Diabetes prevention program offered

From press reports Mississippians at risk for type 2 diabetes can learn how to make needed lifestyle changes during a yearlong program at the Mississippi State University Extension office in Choctaw County. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) will meet weekly…

Assists at State Capitol

Ernest Clifford Hadley, IV of Weir recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff.  Ernest is pictured with Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Representative Joey Hood…

Retirement ceremony held for Chancellor, Stevens

By Cliff Hadley Thursday May 5, 2016, a reception celebrating the work of Dianne Chancellor and Sharon Stevens, was held at the Choctaw County High School cafeteria. In attendance were faculty members who rallied behind the two in proud but…

AES holds awards ceremony

From Staff Reports Ackerman Elementary School held it’s annual awards ceremony Wednesday, May 18 at 9 a.m. The children marched in from the rear of the gymnasium and lined the stage. A total of 41 pre-k and 75 kindergarten students…

FC Pioneer Day 2016

Chuck Bailey/Staff The annual Pioneer Day was held in the French Camp Historic District on May 14 with period demonstrators and artisans showcasing crafts such as chair caning, quilting, wood carving, and more.