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Mr. and Miss Zeta Royalty Pageant held

From press reports   Rho Nu Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated held it’s Mr. & Miss Zeta Royalty Pageant, June 1 at the Kosciusko Library. The Rho Nu Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated would…

Church of God welcomes new pastor

Andrew Little, Brenda Little and Pastor James Little

The Ackerman Church of God is pleased to welcome their new senior pastor, Bro. James Little. Bro. Little, his wife, Brenda, and son, Andrew. They are coming to Ackerman from Pontotoc, Miss. Bro. Little had served as the Wednesday night…

Supervisor conference targets funding for county services

By Bob Ratliff MSU Extension Center for Government and Community Development   BILOXI – The state’s county supervisors expressed concern about funding for essential services in numerous discussions at the 2013 Mississippi Association of Supervisors Conference. Most of Mississippi’s 410…

Deer management classes upcoming

Mississippi State University is offering two deer management workshops in late July and August to landowners, hunters and professionals working with Mississippi’s white-tailed deer populations. Mississippi State University’s Extension Service and the College of Forest Resources, along with the Mississippi…

FCA opens 2013 season with two tough foes

By: Austin Bishop   If the French Camp Academy football team is going to take care of some unfinished business in 2013, the Panthers will have to take a slightly different path to the MHSAA Class 1A State Championship game…

Calendar Events

Farmer’s Market July 12 The Choctaw County Farmers Market will be held Friday, July 12 beginning at 8 am at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Free items to the first 50 people! Free recipes! Vendors wanting…

The Civil War examining Port Hudson, Louisiana

Submitted by: CJ Johnson   Early in the War Between the States, Union leaders deemed it critical to control the Mississippi River. Both New Orleans and Memphis fell to Union forces in early 1862. Grant began operations to take Vicksburg…

Fishing for Arctic Char in Alaska

by Roy Hawkins   My reel screamed in agony, and my five weight fly rod bent double as the big Char ran downstream, apparently headed for the Bering Sea twenty miles away. It was late June and our party of…