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

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

ECCC announces Fall Semester Honor Roll

Students named to the 2016 fall semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur.


(Alphabetically by hometown)

Those named Read more

Extension office offering Walk-A-Weigh program

Submitted by Juli Hughes

MSU Extension – Choctaw County


Did you make a New Year’s Resolution go get healthy? If so, Extension can help!

Many of us set a New Year’s Resolution, often to lose weight, eat better, or Read more

Calendar of Events

Bible Study  

Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Attala County Library, Kosciusko. Evangelist Martha Jones will lead the Bible Study.

AA Meetings

Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, East Louisville Baptist Church Choir Room, Louisville.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, Choctaw County Read more

‘Wonders of the Winter Stars’ to be studied at Rainwater

Submitted by Edwin Faughn, Director

Rainwater Observatory


Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “Wonders of the Winter Stars”. This presentation will be given on Friday, January 13, 2017, Read more

Local employer supports CWJC

Submitted by Deanie Graves


Veronica Taylor, owner of V’s Peace Love and Happy Faces in Eupora, is an avid supporter of Christian Women’s Job Corps located at Broken Wings Ministries in Ackerman. Ms. Taylor allowed two of her employees Read more