Annual “Take Pride in America Day” cancelled

The U.S Forest Service will not host its annual “Take Pride in America Day” this year, but hope to continue the event in the near future. Until then, the Forest Service has re-opened the recreation area of the Choctaw Lake to the public for the upcoming spring season.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Tombigbee National Forest will not host its annual “Take Pride in America Day” at Choctaw Lake Recreation Area this year. Bobby Claybrook, Supervisory Forester with the U.S. Forestry Service, spoke of the reasons … Read more

Choctaw County NWTF Banquet Great success

Will Hood, son of Ed and Cortney Thomas Hood of Tupelo

From press reports

The 2015 National Wild Turkey Federation Choctaw County Chapter held a very successful banquet on Saturday, March 7, at the Choctaw County Community Center.

Over 160 attended the event which raised funds to help support local and … Read more


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Senators Chuck Younger, (left), and Gary Jackson, (right), visited with students attending the Mississippi Electric Power Association Youth Leadership Workshop at the Capitol on Thursday, February 26, 2015.… Read more

An unsolved mystery in the Turkey Woods

By Roy Hawkins

The Gobbler’s appearance a mere twenty yards away was a surprise since to all appearances my hunt had gone down the drain a few moments before.

Everything had seemed ideal when I sat down against a tree … Read more