Correction

In an article referring to two local young people who were rescued from rushing waters on Womack Hill/Barrytown Road last Friday, the name provided to this newspaper for one of the individuals, identified as Cameron Adams, was incorrect. Mr. Adams was not involved in the incident. We apologize for the misinformation.

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MASSIVE FLOODING

LISMAN – Lisman resident William Cook was one of several residents who were rescued by boat and other means on Friday by the Choctaw County Rescue Squad, fire departments, law enforcement officers, and other county responders. Flood water pushed toward the door of his home on Ala. Highway 10, after about nine inches of rain…

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Deceased man found on Christmas Day

PENNINGTON – The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a local man whose body was found in his home near Pennington on Christmas Day. According to Sheriff Scott Lolley, the body of Ron Washington was discovered in his rented mobile home, located at 75 Alpha Circle in Ward, at about 3 p.m.…

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Calendar of Events 12.12.18

Every Third Saturday CHOCTAW CO. GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 10 a.m., Choctaw County Public Library, Butler.   Every Fourth Saturday MEETING, VFW Post 5848 and Auxiliary, Shiloh CME Church, 1 p.m.   Every Second Monday CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP meeting, Choctaw General Hospital, 1 p.m.   Every Second Tuesday MEETING, American Legion Post 81, Choctaw General Hospital, Room…

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Classifieds/ LEGALS 12.12.18

EAL ESTATE   HOUSE FOR SALE – 3br/2ba, living, dining, kitchen, and sunroom, double car port. 2 acres of land, 4384 Main St., Pennington, AL. 205-654-2443 or 205-398-2223. TFN.   HOUSE FOR SALE – 3 br/1 ba, new tin roof, on 70 acres of land. 1565 Linder Road, Butler. 601-595-1209. TFN.   FOR SALE BY…

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Obituaries published 12.12.18

MC McVay CUBA – MC “June Bug” McVay*, age 70, born to the union of the late Lougene Ward and Maggie McVay, transitioned and entered into eternal rest December 7, 2018 at Hill Hospital of Sumter County. Service of Remembrance is Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 12:00 noon from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 1000 Old…

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MISSING SENIOR ALERT

SENIOR ALERT STILL ACTIVE The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Arthur Lawrence Ward. Mr. Ward is a 69-year-old black male who is suffering from a condition that may impair his judgement.  He was last seen leaving his residence in Choctaw County on October 8, 2018. He may be…

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TWO SUSPECTS CHARGED, ONE SOUGHT

BUTLER – Two suspects are now in custody facing charges in the robbery of the TCC Wireless Advantage (Verizon) store in Butler last Wednesday night, and a third suspect is currently being sought. Denzell Charleston, who is listed as a resident of Demopolis but may now reside in Linden, has been charged with Robbery, 1st…

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FAMILY IN NEED AFTER FIRE

A local family who lost their home to fire last week has an immediate need for clothing. The following is a list of sizes for the children and adults who were involved in the loss. Three girls – size 14 pants Two girls – size 16 pants Girls’ large and XL shirts (including school uniforms)…

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TRAGEDY IN MILLRY

MILLRY – An author and former marketing director for a local bank was killed Sunday morning during an apparent murder/suicide in Millry. According to reports cited from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Mel Ann Sullivan was fatally shot by her husband Gary at their home in the Red Creek community at about 8 a.m. on…

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