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During their first meeting of 2019, on Monday, January 7, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed the Justice Court aging report.
The Justice Court is required by law to provide this report to the Board twice a year. The report showed that Choctaw County has $775K dollars in outstanding fines.
On Tuesday, November 27, Mississippians voted in a run-off election to determine who would represent the state in the U.S. Senate, either Republican, Cindy Hyde-Smith or Democrat, Mike Espy.
Choctaw County District 3 Supervisor Chris McIntire met with Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, on Tuesday, November 20 to discuss solutions to the traffic accident problem at the intersection of the Natchez Trace and Hwy. 413.
In a meeting of the Ackerman Board of Aldermen, on Tuesday, October 16, the Board voted 4-1 in favor of the sale of Thomas Glasgow Park to the Choctaw County School District, with Alderman Billy Ganann voting against the measure. However, the voted was vetoed by Mayor Tim Cutts.
It has been 50 years since the official entry of the United States into the Vietnam War. It came at a time of great societal upheaval and unrest, and was therefore a very ‘unpopular’ war. Returning veterans were not treated with the respect and decorum afforded veterans of World War I, World War II and the Korean War.