Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 58 Miscellaneous Incident reports and 7 Incident Offense reports this week.

9/16/16 Deshan Shannon B/F 2/19/78 APD Disturbing the Peace

9/16/16 Larryn Lee Miller B/M 1/3/96 CSO Bench warrant/No D.L., No D.L., No Insurance, … Read more

Letter to the editor

Thank you

The family of Harold Shurden would like to extend our heartfelt thanks for the many acts of kindness shown to us during the illness and loss of our loved one. The prayers, food, cards, calls, and texts were … Read more

DOJ Grant awarded to Mississippi stop pharmaceutical crimes

Press Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced that the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy has received a $352,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to enhance the state’s prescription drug monitoring program.

The DOJ Bureau … Read more

Wings over Winston returns October 1

From staff and press reports

In what is becoming one of the fastest growing events in Winston County and surrounding area, The Louisville-Winston Airport will host the 3rd Annual “Wings over Winston” aerobatic air show October 1, 2016.

“I’m excited … Read more

Boy scouts offer much to area youth


United Way of North Central Mississippi supports fifteen agencies throughout Oktibbeha, Choctaw, Winston, and Webster counties. Of these fifteen agencies, a majority of them are devoted to making a special impact in the children of their community. Boy Scouts … Read more

Cochran backs bill offering relief from Obamacare penalties

Press reports

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that he is cosponsoring legislation to provide relief to Mississippians stuck between escalating Obamacare premium costs and higher tax penalties for going without health insurance.

The Relief from Obamacare Mandate Act (S.3297) … Read more