The Choctaw tribal culture will be on display this week at the Annual Choctaw Indian Fair.The fair begins Wednesday and continues through Saturday.Fairgoers will experience Choctaw historical and cultural displays, social dancing, stickball and tribal arts and crafts.Some of the highlights include the Choctaw Princess Pageant July 11 at 7 p.m.Musical acts will perform each night, Thursday... Read More.
A Mississippi man and his 1-year-old daughter died Thursday after officials say he kidnapped her, fled from police, and then shot the girl and himself on a Mississippi Delta highway.Holmes County Sheriff Willie March told The Associated Press that it was the third day this week that 23-year-old Lavonta Lloyd had sought to take the girl from... Read More.
An inmate has escaped from the Holmes Humphreys Correctional Facility in Lexington.20-year-old Michael Amos is considered armed and dangerous. In addition to burglary and aggravated assault charges, Amos is facing two counts of armed robbery and felony taking of a vehicle.Holmes County Sheriff Department has requested that you call the crimestopper hotline number at (662) 834-0099 or... Read More.
On Wednesday, July 4th at 9pm, Pearl River Resort will be hosting a SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY for all to enjoy. The fireworks extravaganza will include amazing effects that you don’t want to miss! Pearl River Resort invites you to come out and celebrate the Fourth of July in style! For more information on Pearl River Resort, visit... Read More.
As is tradition, World Series of Stickball begins today to kick off the Choctaw Indian Fair. World Series of Stickball begins with a Women’s 35 and Over Exhibition match at 7:00 p.m. and a Men’s division game following at 8:00 p.m. There are three adult divisions: Men’s 35 and Over, Men’s and Women’s; and two youth divisions:... Read More.
In celebration of 5 years Cain Recyclers will be hosting a customer appreciation BBQ on Friday, June 29 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at their Kosciusko location. They invite their customers for food, fun and door prizes! Cain Recyclers is a full service metal recycling facility based in Kosciusko. They provide ferrous and non-ferrous recycling services... Read More.
Sports betting will now be legal at casinos in Mississippi.The Mississippi Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve sports betting regulations, which will go into effect in 30 days.Because the law was already on the books, the commission was able to take quick action on presenting proposed regulations.Casinos will pay state and local taxes worth 12 percent of... Read More.
The 7th annual REZ RUN is set for Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 7:00 AM at Warrior Stadium, registration is now available at www.racesonline.com.This is the 7th annual REZ RUN for the Choctaw Indian Fair. This run is held on the Native American reservation belonging to the Mississippi Band Of Choctaw Indians. We proudly welcome... Read More.
The Mississippi Legislature has declared June Access to Justice month. Free family law legal clinics are being organized in every Chancery Court District in Mississippi to assist those in need of civil legal aid. The clinics will assist individuals with custody and child support issues, divorces, guardianships, name change matters, emancipations, adoptions and domestic violence protection orders. ... Read More.
Leake County Sheriff’s Department aided in the arrest of a Leake County man accused for making “moonshine.”A joint search warrant conducted at 691 Hwy 25 South Tuesday morning by Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Leake County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of 58-year old John Wilkinson of Leake County.Alcoholic Beverage Control Agent in Charge Jason Counts... Read More.
The call is being put out for people who want to become a state trooper in Mississippi. Prior to a few months ago, it had been almost two years since the state had welcomed a new class of troopers.Almost 60 graduated in March, bringing the state's total to 520 highway patrol men and women. Six of the... Read More.