Bill tackles superintendent appointments

From Press and Staff Reports

Legislation affecting Webster County regarding the appointment of school superintendents has passed the House of Representatives and was expected to receive Senate approval Tuesday.

Jack Treloar, who was elected, resigned as Webster County’s superintendent of Read more

‘Songbird’ Douglas brings in New Year with song



On December 31, 2016 “Songbird” Danita Douglas of Ackerman, pictured with “The Masters Quartet” of Tupelo helped ring in 2017 at New Hope Baptist Church in Ethel.Douglas1

Several other gospel singers sang during the event., as well as Read more

The 7×57 Mauser, a first love remembered

Submitted by Roy Hawkins


Deer tracks crisscrossed the snow-covered ground that morning as Charles Peeples and I began our hunt in Big Black swamp. It was Christmas break 1963, and neither of us had ever taken a whitetail, a deficiency Read more

MDOT assessing damage statewide after winter storm

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is assessing the state of the highway system in response to winter weather that moved through the state this past weekend.

“Emergency situations like this winter weather event exemplify the state’s need for a Read more

4-H Shooting Sports interest meeting

Submitted by Darrell Banks

MSU Extension – Choctaw County


Are you interested in participating in 4-H shooting sports practices in air rifle, .22 rifle, archery, hunting and/or shotgun? Then this meeting is for you!

Choctaw County 4-H will be Read more