SkillsUSA Team Places at District and State Contests

Opening and Closing Ceremonies: Placed 1st at District Contest, Placed 1st at State Contest, Pictured: (left to right): Keon Miller, Samuel Williamson, Jemarkis Fair, Nikki Neal, Jennifer Bigley, Kellen Lang and Baley Nail

Robert Black’s Construction: Carpentry SkillsUSA members recently attended District and State Contests.

During the State Contest which was held in Jackson, MS on March 3rd and 4th, students competed in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Masonry, and Prepared Speech events.… Read more

Annual “Take Pride in America Day” cancelled

The U.S Forest Service will not host its annual “Take Pride in America Day” this year, but hope to continue the event in the near future. Until then, the Forest Service has re-opened the recreation area of the Choctaw Lake to the public for the upcoming spring season.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Tombigbee National Forest will not host its annual “Take Pride in America Day” at Choctaw Lake Recreation Area this year. Bobby Claybrook, Supervisory Forester with the U.S. Forestry Service, spoke of the reasons … Read more

Choctaw County NWTF Banquet Great success

Will Hood, son of Ed and Cortney Thomas Hood of Tupelo

From press reports

The 2015 National Wild Turkey Federation Choctaw County Chapter held a very successful banquet on Saturday, March 7, at the Choctaw County Community Center.

Over 160 attended the event which raised funds to help support local and … Read more


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Senators Chuck Younger, (left), and Gary Jackson, (right), visited with students attending the Mississippi Electric Power Association Youth Leadership Workshop at the Capitol on Thursday, February 26, 2015.… Read more