Spring is the time for purple martin houses

By Cliff Covington MSU Extension Service   The purple martin is one of the most appreciated and desired birds in the state. It is a summer resident found wherever multi-celled or multi-roomed housing is available. While they lack the notoriety…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 38 Miscellaneous Incident reports and 10 Incident Offense Reports this week. 3/17/17 Stephon Cooper, W/M, 6/5/95, CSO, bench warrant/simple assault 3/19/17 Jeffrey Popovich, W/M, 11/16/86, CSO, No D.L., No insurance, & No tag 3/21/17…

Entrepreneurship graduation ceremony held

Economic Developer is Graduate of TVA’s Professional Rural Leadership Institute Lara Bowman, Executive Director of The Enterprise of Mississippi representing Choctaw and Webster counties recently graduated from TVA’s Rural Leadership Institute. The Rural Leadership Institute, developed and sponsored by TVA…

Wildfire damages acres of pine plantation in county

From press & staff reports   A large-scale wildfire damaged multiple acres of land in Choctaw County on the evening of March 23 and was contained by the Mississippi Forestry Commission. According to press reports from the MS Forestry Commission,…