News

Choctaw schools encourage attendance

From press reports

Choctaw County School District has been strongly encouraging student attendance this school year.

Average daily attendance is directly related to the funding every district receives each year.
Attendance during the months of September and October is critical … Read more

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

From school reports

SCOOBA – Clinching their seventh MACJC North Division football title in eight years, the eighth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College also secured a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state playoffs by earning a 49-16 home … Read more

Undefeated Memphis stuns Ole Miss 37-24

From school reports

MEMPHIS — Junior wide receiver Laquon Treadwell had a school record 14 catches for a career-high 144 yards, but No. 12 Ole Miss fell to No. 22 Memphis 37-24 Saturday afternoon at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. After … Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/21/15

Deviant Behavior in Public
What is this all about, males and sometimes even females, going about in public with their clothes part of the way or all the way down around their groin?  What are they trying to say by … Read more

AES Honor Roll

Ackerman Elementary School — 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Superintendent’s List: 1st Grade: Staci Bramme, Bristal Brooks, Gage Burdine, Jayden Carter, John Davis II, Dylan Devers, Austin Downs, Brayde Duett, Kayden Cole Edwards, Emily Evans, Noah Fondren, Deiondra Graham, Caden … Read more

Co-Lin takes 31-30 OT win over No. 7 Gulf Coast

From school reports

The Co-Lin defense stopped Gulf Coast at the goal line on the potential game-winning two-point conversion to upset the No. 7 ranked Bulldogs 31-30 in overtime Thursday at Stone Stadium.

The Wolfpack got the first possession in … Read more

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 30th Mississippi included companies from central Mississippi – Carroll, Choctaw, and Yazoo counties primarily. Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County. The following history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/21/15

Nelons concert
Oct. 22
The Nelons will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Eupora at 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Local singers will open at 6:30 p.m. A love offering will be received and a nursery will be available. … Read more