Calendar of Events

DYW Meet and Greet Jan. 5

Preparations for the Choctaw County Distinguished Young Woman Program are underway. The Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman sponsors the program, which will be held March 15 at the Ty Cobb Complex.

If you are … Read more

Culinary Arts Classes use skills for a fund raiser

Sami Reed, Ashley Murphy, Terrell Evans, Hannah Staton,  Kaylin Trombley

From press reports

 

The Culinary Arts Classes at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center conducted a “Gift in a Jar” fundraiser.

Each jar contained ingredients needed to make one of five varieties of cookies.

Numerous skills learned in … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, named after Janus, who, in Roman mythology, was a god with two faces that looked in opposite directions. One of Janus’s faces looked to the … Read more

Jail Docket

12/20/13    BARBARA PARKER        W/F        1/20/50    APD       DUI OTHER

12/24/13     CHAKESHIA GLENN      B/F        2/29/84     CSO       PHONE HARASSMENT & SIMPLE ASSAULT

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed … Read more

Prison time can be counterproductive for many

Opinion

Last week, a legislative task force released a number of recommendations designed to be smarter about how Mississippi punishes adult offenders.

With an incarceration rate that is more than 70 percent higher than the national average, it’s clear that … Read more

Holmes returns to basketball action on Jan. 7

From combined reports

 

The Holmes Community College men’s basketball team heads into the 2014 portion of its schedule with a 7-2 overall mark and a 1-0 record in the MACJC North Division.

The Lady Bulldogs are 2-0 overall and … Read more