Turkey Toss – Smash hit with 36 participants

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Tossing a frozen turkey is harder than you think. Just ask our 36 participants in the first ever Turkey & Tinsel – Turkey Toss that was held on November 10, 2016.

The Turkey Toss was Read more

Award winning authors come to holiday Open House

Submitted by Jan Ballard

Mississippi State University Extension, Choctaw County

“Mississippi is Finally Number One in the Nation”

Have you ever noticed it seems that Mississippi has more talented authors than any other state? I couldn’t find actual data to Read more

Burn bans remain as hunting season begins

From press reports

Deer hunting season (gun with dog) begins November 19, 2016, in most parts of Mississippi.  People will be out in the woods this weekend in large numbers, and they will be looking for ways to keep warm. Read more

AES 4th grade class pardons a Thanksgiving turkey

Submitted by Haley Sanders

Ackerman Elementary School

This past week in Mrs. Sanders’ 4th grade reading class at Ackerman Elementary School, the students studied about the presidential pardoning of a Thanksgiving Turkey.

The students read passages, researched and viewed past Read more

Calendar of Events

Historical & Genealogical Society meeting

Nov. 28

The Choctaw County Historical and Genealogical Society is pleased to welcome Dr. Brandon H. Beck to the Nov. 28 meeting to be held at the Choctaw County Public Library at 12 noon in Read more