Obituaries – 01/20/2016

Donald J. Chandler Sr.
Jan. 15, 2016
Memorial services will be held at a later date for Donald J. Chandler Sr., 61, of Eupora.
Mr. Chandler was a member of Montevista Baptist Church in Webster County. He died Jan. 15, … Read more

Ackerman one of the safest towns in Mississippi

From Press and Staff Reports

Residents of Ackerman can sleep easy at night. According to a study and interactive crime map released by, Ackerman was recently named one of the safest cities in the nation and second safest in … Read more

MLK Day celebration set


The NAACP will be hosting a Choctaw County Martin Luther King Celebration entitled,” Living the Dream.”

The event will be held on, Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 10 a.m to noon at Weir Chapel M.B. Church.… Read more

MEC study includes local road, bridge needs

This Bridge crosses Sand Creek at Dido Road in Eastern Choctaw County.

From Press & Staff Reports

An investment of an additional $375 million annually is needed to address the most vital road and bridge needs in Mississippi at the state and local level, according to a report released December 21, 2015 … Read more