E911 Calls

April 27 12:35 p.m., Hwy. 413, SO Other, CSO 3:11 p.m., Hwy. 15 S., Vehicle Fire, AFD, CSO 7:00 p.m., MLK Blvd., Welfare Check, WPD 7:35 p.m., Hwy. 413, Medical Call, CSO, EMS 8:26 p.m., E. Quinn St., Child Dispute,…

CCCTC holds annual recognition and awards ceremony

From Press & Staff Reports The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center held its Third Annual Special Recognition and Awards Program Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Some of the awards that were presented included: Program Completers, Highest Average in each program,…

Diabetes prevention program offered

From press reports Mississippians at risk for type 2 diabetes can learn how to make needed lifestyle changes during a yearlong program at the Mississippi State University Extension office in Choctaw County. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) will meet weekly…

Assists at State Capitol

Ernest Clifford Hadley, IV of Weir recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff.  Ernest is pictured with Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Representative Joey Hood…

Retirement ceremony held for Chancellor, Stevens

By Cliff Hadley Thursday May 5, 2016, a reception celebrating the work of Dianne Chancellor and Sharon Stevens, was held at the Choctaw County High School cafeteria. In attendance were faculty members who rallied behind the two in proud but…