82 Sluggers

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Local baseball team, the “82 Sluggers”, won the 82 Challenge Celebrating Moms Tournament on May 9, 2015.  … Read more

Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Board of Directors

Photos by Donna McKay
(Right) (Left to right) Top Row – Matthew Cauthen, Kasey Burney Young, Debbie Bunkelman, Middle Row – Jennifer Pendleton, Elizabeth Jenkins, Christina Miller, Bottom Row – Juliette Ashford, Amanda McBride, Donna McKay

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and its members welcomed a new Board of Directors earlier this year. Four new Directors have joined the Board along with three existing Directors.

In March, the … Read more

Helping out

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Pictured is Rick Jenkins, Chairman of the Choctaw County Medical Foundation and David Liffrig, General Manager at North American Coal (Mississippi Lignite Mining Company).  North American Coal presented a $2000 donation to the Choctaw County Medical Foundation last week.… Read more

Wonders of Japan is set for July 7

Chieko Iwata
Photo by Beth Wynn

Written by: Allison Matthews, Editor, Office of Public Affairs at Mississippi State University
Photo by: Beth Wynn
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator, MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Chieko Iwata will present a program on Japan including school … Read more

Local businesses dress DYW Winner for State

Kyla Perry, current DYW winner, with Heather Holmes, past DYW winner of Bombshell Boutique


Kyla Perry, Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, has been preparing for the state program, which will be held in Meridian in late July.

When the local program was held in March, two businesses offered clothing for the winner of … Read more