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SHERIFF FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST COUNTY COMMISSION OVER JAIL

BUTLER – Choctaw County Sheriff Scott Lolley has officially filed a lawsuit against members of the Choctaw County Commission for not taking action to construct a county jail. Filed in Choctaw County Circuit Court on July 15, the lawsuit names as defendants the county commission as a whole, along with each member individually, including Chairman…

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Obituaries 08.25.2021

Ida B. Oneal SILAS – Ida Bell Causey-Oneal, was born on April 18, 1952 to the late Rosie Bell Causey Hill and Oscar Causey Sr. in Choctaw County. She met her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the morning of Aug. 13, 2021. Ida Bell was a faithful and devoted member of Shady Grove Baptist…

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Calendar of Events 07.21.2021

Saturday, July 24th INDIAN ARTIFACTS SHOW, at the Choctaw County Historical Museum, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., For particiation in Artifacts, Arts & Crafts, or food call Danny at (205) 604-9442, Registration forms available at Museum. Awards and plaques will be given for Displays and Originality, Food vendors will be present.   Sunday, July 25th…

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Suspects arrested after high-speed chase

Two individuals were arrested on Thursday night after they led local law enforcement on a high-speed chase that spanned from just east of Butler to Pennington to Jachin and finally ended in a crash on Ararat Road. The chase began on Highway 10 east of Butler when Butler Police Officer Barry Meeks attempted to pull…

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Ivey issued ‘Safer at Home’ order

Gov. Kay Ivey has just announced plans for a gradual reopening of portions of the state’s economy, with some continued restrictions. A new ‘Safer-at-Home’ order will go into effect as of Thursday at 5:30 p.m. when the current Stay-at-Home is set to expire. According to the new order, which was released during an 11 a.m.…

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IVEY ISSUES “SHELTER IN PLACE” ORDER

MONTGOMERY – “April promises to be a very deadly month in our state,” Gov. Kay Ivey said in news conference Friday afternoon.  “This is an imminent threat to our way of life, and you need to understand that we are past urging people to stay at home. It is now the law.” In a joint…

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Provisions made for services during courthouse closure

Provisions have been put in place to maintain services to the public while the Choctaw County Courthouse is closed due the COVID-19 pandemic. The Choctaw County Commission voted to close the courthouse to the public during a special meeting on March 27. The closure is effective from Friday, March 27, at noon through Monday, April…

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