From press & staff reports
Only 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election years, according to the Center for Voting and Democracy. This number drops to 40 percent during midterm elections.
These numbers … Read more
Broken Wings Christian Women’s Job Corps Aug. 11
Broken Wings Ministries Christian Women’s Job Corps is taking applications for classes until June 25. Applications may be picked up at the Broken Wings office. The twenty-five weeks program will include Bible … Read more
By Austin Bishop
For now, nothing has changed in what determines a student’s athletic eligibility at French Camp Academy.
A ruling last week by the executive committee of the Mississippi High School Activities Association association restricted students from … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
The 33rd Mississippi included companies from southwest, central, and northern Mississippi. Company G, the Jeff Davis Browns, was raised in Choctaw County. This history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.”
“This regiment was … Read more
“Life Is a Beach”
Recently the extended family and I took our annual beach trip to Orange Beach, Alabama. My parents were there, my kids, my brothers, my nieces and nephews, my sister in laws, and my son’s … Read more
The upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election in Choctaw County will feature only one split precinct this year – District 5.
Residents of this district will be asked to vote, depending on their location, for the office of Constable … Read more