Choctaw County NWTF Banquet a great success

Winner of the National 2016 NWTF JAKES gun, which is a gun given to a youth member of the NWTF (JAKES) was Allie Wood, 6 year-old-daughter of Taylor and Penny Wood of Brandon. Allie is the granddaughter of Jasper and Glennis Wood and Kat Wood and Mike Wood. Allie is the great-niece of Johnny Taylor

By Patty Draper

The 2016 National Wild Turkey Federation Choctaw County Chapter held a very successful banquet Saturday, March 5, at the Choctaw County Community Center. A little over 200 wildlife enthusiasts attended the event, which raised funds to help … Read more

2-114th STRIKE welcomes new commander

Soldiers stand in formation during the 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment's Change of Command ceremony Feb. 21 at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center.

By: Maj. Dennis Biddle, 2-114th STRIKE

Lt. Col. Rodney Bowman assumed command of the 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment (STRIKE) during a Feb. 21 change of command ceremony at the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, just south of … Read more

MSU Extension: Stepping Stone to and from State

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Quilts made by the Full Circle Knit/Crochet.

By Juli Hughes
Choctaw County
MSU Extension Office

Mississippi State University Extension was established in 1914, fifty-two years after Congress began the Land-Grant educational system in the US, and thirty-six years after Mississippi Agricultural & Mechanical College (MSU) opened its … Read more

Cub Scout Pack 41: Packing in fun

Cub Scout Pack 41 holding the annual Pinewood Derby car race

By Cynthia Hood

The American Legion Post 82 of Ackerman charters Cub Scout Pack 41. Jack Bowie is the Charter Organization Representative and Scott Hughes is the Cub Master.… Read more