Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 30 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week. 6/28/13    Earl J Cullum   B/M     10/18/89 CSO    Bench Warrant 6/30/13   Norberto Hernandez H/M   6/5/91   CSO Dom. Viol. & Resisting Arrest 7/1/13   Shawna Murphy      W/F    8/29/77   APD   …

MSU plans Corn, Soybean Field Day

From Press Reports   STONEVILLE – Corn and soybean producers as well as others involved in agriculture will benefit from the July 18 Corn and Soybean Field Day at Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center. Registration begins at…

Trunk or Treat planning meeting next week

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   Although JuneFest just wrapped up for the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, it’s time to start planning for fall activities in Choctaw County. There will be a Trunk or Treat planning meeting on…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I visited a website titled “Building a Better Vocabulary,” which pointed out that everyone, from beginning English students to veterans in journalism, knows the frustration of not having the right word immediately…

Executive joins Southwest Tennessee CCFB

By Press Reports   The Southwest Tennessee Community College Foundation welcomed Derrick Pratt to its Board of Trustees. Derrick Pratt is a native of Ackerman. Pratt is the General Manager responsible for overall profit and loss (P&L) for recycling plants…

Farmer’s Market to begin July 12

The Choctaw County Farmers Market will be held Friday, July 12 beginning at 8 am at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, Vardaman sweet potatoes, eggplant, blueberries, watermelon, peaches, plants and more. Free items…