Turkey & Tinsel kicks off holiday season

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce  

Choctaw County has kicked off the Christmas shopping season with Turkey & Tinsel that was held on November 10, 2016. Fifteen local businesses participated bringing customers and visitors into their shops and offices.11-23 Turkey & Tinsel-Alan Sibley

The Choctaw Read more

White-tailed deer gun season opens Nov. 19

Mississippi’s white-tailed deer gun season opens November 19 and closes December 1.  Hunting with dogs is allowed during this season.  Legal deer include legal bucks and antlerless deer on private lands and only legal bucks on open public lands.  The … Read more

CCCTC Fall Advisory Committee Meeting held

Submitted by Sandi Muirhead

Choctaw County Career and Technology Center

The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center held its Fall Advisory Committee Meeting on November 14, 2016.  It was an honor to have the Choctaw County Board of Education in Read more

Annual WTVA Food 4 Families Food Drive set

Submitted by Juli Hughes

MSU Extension – Choctaw County

The annual WTVA Food 4 Families Food Drive will be held through December 9. Donations of non-perishable food items, especially canned vegetables, are needed.

All donations will go to the Choctaw Read more

Turkey Toss – Smash hit with 36 participants

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Tossing a frozen turkey is harder than you think. Just ask our 36 participants in the first ever Turkey & Tinsel – Turkey Toss that was held on November 10, 2016.

The Turkey Toss was Read more

Award winning authors come to holiday Open House

Submitted by Jan Ballard

Mississippi State University Extension, Choctaw County

“Mississippi is Finally Number One in the Nation”

Have you ever noticed it seems that Mississippi has more talented authors than any other state? I couldn’t find actual data to Read more

Burn bans remain as hunting season begins

From press reports

Deer hunting season (gun with dog) begins November 19, 2016, in most parts of Mississippi.  People will be out in the woods this weekend in large numbers, and they will be looking for ways to keep warm. Read more

AES 4th grade class pardons a Thanksgiving turkey

Submitted by Haley Sanders

Ackerman Elementary School

This past week in Mrs. Sanders’ 4th grade reading class at Ackerman Elementary School, the students studied about the presidential pardoning of a Thanksgiving Turkey.

The students read passages, researched and viewed past Read more