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That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Mother’s Day has come and gone for another year. For 60 years now I have been a Mother and for almost 37 years I have been a Grandmother. The day was better, I think, when … Read more

Editorial roundup

Hot car, deadly car

There is nothing more sad than the death of a young child. Especially painful is when a parent feels responsible for it.

Our heart goes out to the mother in Madison County who thought she had … Read more

Rep. Hood gives 2016 legislative roundup

The 111 days of the 2016 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature took some time to get through this year. With approximately 1,789 House bills and 969 Senate bills filed, legislators and their respective committees had their work cut out … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 68 miscellaneous incident reports and 19 incident offense reports last week.


Elbert Colter B/M 12/31/35 CSO Disturbing the Family Peace 5/10/16 Casey Narmour W/M 9/15/70 CSO Sitting Out Fines

5/10/16 Haylee Atkins W/F … Read more


Linda Faye Foreman Callahan

May 13, 2016

Services for Linda Faye Foreman Callahan, 56, will be at 10 a.m. May 19, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial will be Weir Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the … Read more