Miles for Happy Smiles 5K Run/Walk registration open

Submitted photo (5k logo)
Strap on your kicks and let’s run miles for smiles! The Miles for Happy Smiles 5K Run/Walk registration is now open. Pre-registration deadline is May 18.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Miles for Happy Smiles 5K Run/Walk registration is now open. This 5K run/walk is part of the Pine Tree Music Fest on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in downtown Ackerman. Pre-register for the 5K Run/Walk by … Read more

Ackerman School Reunion holds another eventful event

Reunion Secretary Buddy Smith & scholarship recipient Terry (TQ) Brown

Buddy Smith, Secretary
Ackerman School Reunion

On Saturday, April 25, alumni and friends of the Ackerman School Reunion enjoyed a great time of fellowship on the Choctaw County High School campus.

This was the seventeenth annual gathering of the group … Read more

Students celebrate Arbor Day at the Red Hills Mine

Briggs/ Coutesy photos
Students work with teachers and volunteers to plant trees.

From press reports

The fourth grade students of the Choctaw County School District celebrated Arbor Day on April 24, 2015.

Judy Briggs with the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District previously visited each fourth grade class before the tour … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest t-shirts on sale now

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

It’s time now to order your 2015 Pine Tree Music Fest t-shirt. Deadline to order is May 22.

The t-shirt features a Southern Belle design of a guitar with Pine Tree Music Fest … Read more