Letter to the editor

Dear Respected Citizens, I would like to sincerely thank the student body at Choctaw County High School for their support over the course of the past school year, as I have served as their Student Body President. With their help,…

Obituaries

Roy Lee Medders June 13, 2016 Graveside services for Roy Lee Medders, 74, of Eupora were June 19, 2016, at Bluff Springs Cemetery in Choctaw County. He was born to Robert Edward and Hattie McKnight Medders on Aug.19, 1941. Mr.…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw county Sheriff’s dept filed 84 miscellaneous incident reports and 13 incident offense reports last week. 6/10/16 Cory Blackburn W/M 11/3/91 CSO Bench Warrant/Susp. D.L. 6/11/16 Jonathan Atkins W/M 3/23/89 CSO Willful Trespassing & Failure to Comply 6/12/16 Billy…

Two Weir residents killed in fatal crash

From Press Reports Three people were killed in a Thursday night June 16 crash on Highway 12 in Oktibbeha County. The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the one vehicle accident happened just east of Sturgis, about 8:40 p.m. Troopers say the…

In 1814 we took a little trip….

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State University Extension Office, Choctaw County ..along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip. Many will recognize the first line of a song which became No. 1 on Billboard back in 1959, The Battle of…