Diabetes prevention program offered

From press reports Mississippians at risk for type 2 diabetes can learn how to make needed lifestyle changes during a yearlong program at the Mississippi State University Extension office in Choctaw County. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) will meet weekly…

Assists at State Capitol

Ernest Clifford Hadley, IV of Weir recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff.  Ernest is pictured with Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Representative Joey Hood…

Retirement ceremony held for Chancellor, Stevens

By Cliff Hadley Thursday May 5, 2016, a reception celebrating the work of Dianne Chancellor and Sharon Stevens, was held at the Choctaw County High School cafeteria. In attendance were faculty members who rallied behind the two in proud but…

AES holds awards ceremony

From Staff Reports Ackerman Elementary School held it’s annual awards ceremony Wednesday, May 18 at 9 a.m. The children marched in from the rear of the gymnasium and lined the stage. A total of 41 pre-k and 75 kindergarten students…

FC Pioneer Day 2016

Chuck Bailey/Staff The annual Pioneer Day was held in the French Camp Historic District on May 14 with period demonstrators and artisans showcasing crafts such as chair caning, quilting, wood carving, and more.

Sights of Pine Tree Fest

Chuck Bailey/Staff Choctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest was held Friday and Saturday, June 3-4 in downtown Ackerman. The Pine Tree Music Fest featured two days of fun for the entire family. Look for more pictures and results of all…