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From News and Church Reports

Four years ago, Choctaw County was hit by a powerful tornado. The Weir community was left devastated and mourning the loss of five lives.

“I got a call and heard that everything was destroyed,” says … Read more

Rene Warren: Calling the Plays

By Sylvia Dickson

Up to Bat

René Thomas Warren was born and raised in French Camp, a small town that makes a big difference. Her parents, Deck and Ruth Thomas, gave her and her brothers, Curtis and Tony, a loving … Read more

Breathe Deep: A message from tobacco free

By Keetha Mosley

MS Tobacco Free Coalition Of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster Counties

This season is a wonderful time to be outdoors. Trees are budding and flowers are blooming. If you use tobacco and want to stop, the renewal around … Read more

In our community

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Some things have not changed in the last 60 years or so. Pecan trees still drop stains on our car that are almost impossible to remove, the dog still pees on the tires and kids … Read more

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National Day of Prayer

May 5, Noon, Choctaw County Courthouse, Ackerman. Pray with Americans throughout the country for our nation and its leaders in all spheres of influence.… Read more

ACOG Annual Women’s Conference planned May 14

From press reports

Ackerman Church of God to host their 2016 Annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, May 14, 2016 with service to begin at 10am and lunch to follow. This year’s theme is “Chosen and Empowered” based on John 15:16 … Read more