Hood recognized

Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting economic principles and employer issues, leadership in committee and floor debates…

Mabus visits troops

Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy and Choctaw County native, talks to Marines with the Scout Sniper Platoon at Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, May 14, 2016. “The greatest honor of my life is leading the Navy and…

MC announces local students Academic Scholars

From School Reports The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2013 fall semester. Named from the local area: PRESIDENT’S LIST: To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must maintain a…

MSU graduates from county announced

Listed is the Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2016 spring term for your county. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 92 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week. 6/16/16 Levi Kelly W/M 11/2/82 CSO Willful Trespassing 6/18/16 Bernard Jefferson B/M 2/20/70 CSO Susp. D.L., No Insurance, Careless Driving and No Tag…