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City leaders have agreed to pursue additional funds to further develop the western 60 acres of Eupora Industrial Park.
Downtown Eupora was filled with people Saturday night who were out to watch the annual Christmas Parade.
During their last scheduled meeting of 2019, held on Tuesday, December 3, the Ackerman Board of Aldermen took up several routine matters including:
Gregory Brown, a representative for Polo Custom Products spoke with the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors during their meeting on Monday, December 2.
The 2019 Choctaw County Christmas Parade was held Thursday, December 5 at 6 p.m. in downtown Ackerman. The theme was Christmas Through the Decades.

Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner


JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”

Donation of Thanksgiving


The Choctaw County National Wild Turkey Federation recently made a donation to the Choctaw Baptist Food Ministry to help with the purchase of holiday meal items for needy families in Choctaw County. This is a local project of the Choctaw NWTF Committee that is funded by items donated by individuals and auctioned to raise these funds.

MCCB Partners with MDRS to Train and Employ Mississippians


The Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) has partnered with the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS) in its Community-Based Services Work Experience Program to employ Mississippians with disabilities so they may have the opportunity to gain vocational experience through a structured, supervised internship program in a

When decorating for the holidays, keep safety in mind


JACKSON, Mississippi – Once Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror, for many    families the décor for the rest of the year is all about holly, wreaths, trees and lights. It is easy to get wrapped up in the holiday spirit when transforming your home into a winter wonderland, but be sure not to let safety go by the wayside.