St. Luke completes Building Strong Families course

Members of St. Luke Full Gospel Church recently completed the 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage class. Pictured is (left to right) (front)  Angela Miller, Loretta Miller, Dorothy Miller, and Pastor Levon Murphy, (back) Carl Fair, Shan Patterson, Delores Murphy, and Billie Murphy.

By Press Reports


Congratulations to the most recent class to complete the Building Strong Families (BSF), marriage education workshop entitled 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage. The classes, free of charge, were held at St. Luke Full Gospel Church … Read more

Consider recovery options for storm-damaged trees

By Gary R. Bachman

MSU Horticulturist

Coastal Research & Extension Center


Mississippi landscapers often see favorite trees fall victim to lightning, strong winds and other elements, especially during tropical storm season, leaving the owners to make hard decisions on … Read more


Clayton Douglas Dodd and Brooke Michele Alford

Jimmy and Amy Alford of Woodland announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Michele Alford, to Clayton Douglas Dodd, son of Doug and Patsy Dodd of Mathiston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lancaster of Woodland, … Read more

Choctaw County Schools begin new era

By Glen Beard, Superintendent


Fall is on the horizon and with it brings the start of a new era in education for Choctaw County Schools. Classes will begin on Thursday, August 8th for all students in the Choctaw County … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Lucky 13 4-H Club

The Lucky 13 4-H Club is selling chances on gift cards as a fundraiser. They have nine gift cards from area businesses and restaurants.┬áChances are $1 each or 6 for $5 and may be … Read more


Mr. Larry Eugene Ray

Funeral services for Larry Eugene Ray, 56, were held on July 30, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Ackerman Baptist Church in Ackerman, MS with Rev. Danny Irvin and Rev. Roy Hawkins officiating. Interment was held at … Read more