First Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest set

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State Extension – Choctaw County

Something old can become something new. Choctaw County’s Holiday Open House (sponsored by Mississippi State University Extension and the Choctaw County Library) will include a new contest this year, the … Read more

Open space

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City of Ackerman Crews took down the building between the post office … Read more

Portico, parking lot upgrades made at Nursing Home

Photo by Amanda McBride
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce makes a donation to the Choctaw County Medical Foundation to help construct the portico at the nursing home. Pictured is: (front row) Donna McKay – Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Director, Ron Bennett – Choctaw County Economic Development District Board President, Rick Jenkins – Choctaw County Medical Foundation Board President, Jan Maddux - Choctaw Regional Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Administrator, (back row) Jamie Rodgers – Choctaw Regional Medical Center Administrator, Chris McIntire – Choctaw County Board of Supervisors President, and Matthew Cauthen – Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Board President.

By Amanda McBride
Choctaw Chamber of Commerce

Visiting residents at the Choctaw Regional Rehabilitation and Nursing Center just got easier with the new parking lot and the portico.

The parking lot has been paved with concrete with funds from a … Read more

Nursing home honors veterans

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Gentiva Hospice recently hosted a Veterans Day Program at the Choctaw County Nursing Home in Ackerman.  The program was held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 18.… Read more

FCE visitors


On Wednesday, November 18, the 2nd grade students at French Camp Elementary School visited the residents at the Choctaw County Nursing Home.  … Read more

Local recognized with forestry award

Juli Hughes and Lilli Fulgham

Written by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator/Family and Consumer Science Agent/4-H
MSU Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Each year, the Mississippi Forestry Association (MFA) recognizes outstanding achievements by youth and adults in the area of forestry. Choctaw County 4-H Forestry member … Read more



Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain 

Cynthia Hanna (Johnson) and Joseph Christopher McCain are pleased to announce the birth of their second son, Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain.… Read more