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The town of Noxapater held a special election to fill the vacancy of aldermen after Alderman Robert Wall died recently. The Special election was held November 12.
Louisville Mayor Will Hill is excited as several projects come to fruition in downtown Louisville.
WALTHALL – David Gore took office 1½ months early as Webster County’s new sheriff after being sworn into office Monday.
Hundreds of people came out Saturday to celebrate the opening of the Walthall Courthouse Square Park and Walthall Trade Days.
A Choctaw County tradition that is over a century old—i.e.

Sidewalk work continues and Downtown Business continue holiday and Christmas sales


Louisville Mayor Will Hill is excited as several projects come to fruition in downtown Louisville.

“This is a culmination of our plans from the very first projects in 2015,” said Mayor Hill.

“We do need the public’s patience as we complete these projects.”

Mr. Ted Haggard Carter


Mr. Ted Haggard Carter, 78, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at his home in Louisville.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, November 15th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Dr. Bob Schwanebeck officiating. Interment was in Bethsalem Cemetery in Choctaw County.   Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Robert Lee Gaskin


Robert Lee Gaskin, 87, passed away on November 15, 2019 at Starkville Manor Nursing Home in Starkville, MS.  He was a retired dairy farmer.  He loved hunting, fishing, and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Polly Gaskin; sons, Lee Junior Gaskin and Eddie Gaskin; parents, George and Sarah Gaskin; 1 brother and 2 sisters.

Mary Alice Alexander Bright


Mary Alice Alexander Bright, born on April 6, 1942 to Dewey Alexander and Minnie Johnson Alexander of Choctaw County, passed away on November 17, 2019 at her residence in Starkville, MS.  She was a Baptist.  She was the last surviving member of former Bluff Chapel Baptist Church in Choctaw County.  She loved hummingbirds, flowers, and working i