Volunteer firefighters serve community

Press and staff reports

Did you ever stop to think what would happen if no one volunteered to put out fires or respond to medical emergencies in your community. The toll in lives and property would be unfathomable. Over 70% … Read more

Choctaw County Volunteer

By: Tim “Tinker” Pritchett Ackerman V.F.D.

If You See Red Lights Flashing

On The Dash Of The Vehicle Coming From The Rear

Please Pull Over And Make Way It Could Be Your Local Choctaw County Volunteer!

We Don’t Flash Them … Read more

Flag presentation

Chuck Bailey/Staff

Simpson Volunteer Fire Department receives a new U.S. Flag from WoodmenLife Chapter 373 in Ackerman. WoodmanLife Sales Representative, Renee Murphy would like for you to contact her about receiving a flag for your business or entity.

Simpson Flag JonesHenson01 SimpsonFlag02Pictured (left … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

On the blog titled “Tipping My Fedora” is a review of Think Twice, a 1939 play by Ayn Rand. Ayn is pronounced like the first syllable in Einstein. The review … Read more

First Impressions Grant applications available now

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be administering the First Impressions Grant Program with the support of the Choctaw County Economic Development District. Grant applications can be requested by contacting the Chamber of … Read more

Senate clears Fallen Heroes Flag Act

From Press & Staff Reports

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker on April 15 announced their support for legislation that would provide an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to the families of first responders who are killed … Read more