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Spring Beautification Day and Good Friday Prayer Service will be held at Dean Park, HWY 15 South, on Friday, April 19, 2019, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mississippi State University football standout Grant Harris was the featured guest speaker at the annual D.A.R.E. Graduation held at Louisville Elementary School, this past Friday morning.

No one was injured after a tornado crossed from Winston County into Oktibbeha Saturday night.

No one was injured after a tornado crossed from Choctaw County into the town of Mathiston Saturday night.

At their regular monthly meeting, on Monday, April 8, the Choctaw County Board of Education dealt with several matters.

At their regularly scheduled meeting, on Tuesday, April 9, the Weir Board of Aldermen voted 4-0 to hire two part-time police officers: Mike Pruitt and Roger McKinley.

Arbor Day


Students celebrate Arbor Day at the Red Hills Mine

On Wednesday, April 3rd, the Choctaw County Soil & Water Conversation District and the Red Hills Mine held the annual Arbor Day celebration.  One hundred thirteen 4th Grade students from Ackerman, French Camp and Weir schools participated in this celebration. 

Prison ministry


On March 31 Lee Wylie preached an Easter message about Jesus Christ at the Winston/Choctaw Correctional Facility. He was accompanied by 8 people from Oxford, 3 from Tupelo, and one from Winston County. 

NED visit


Students at Ackerman Elementary School had a special presentation from "The NED Show."  ( N-never give up  E-encourage others  D- do your best) Matt and Ned discussed how students could "Go and Grow" in their everyday life by trying their best and never giving up!   Mr.