Skip to content

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…

Read More

Obituaries 09.28.2022

Scotty McInally    BUTLER – A celebration of life service for Brian Andrew “Scotty” McInally, 75, will be held September 30, 2022, at the Chapel of Bumpers Funeral Home. Mr. McInally passed away September 22, 2022, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham. He was born July 8, 1947 in Irvine, Scotland. He was a plumber for…

Read More

Classifieds/Legals 09.28.22

REAL ESTATE LAND FOR SALE – 40 +/- Acres, in Clarke County, MS, Merchantable timber with creek and duck pond. Listed at $50,000.00 Call Johnson Land Company 251-423-2198. LAND FOR SALE – Sumter County, AL, 80 +/- acres, with merchantable timber and small creek. Great hunting tract located in the Kinterbish area. List price $148,000.00.…

Read More

Calendar of Events 09.28.2022

Fri., Sept. 23rd – Sun., Sept. 25th REVIVAL, Land Methodist Protestant Bible Church, Services on 23rd and 24th at 7 p.m., Sunday service at 11 a.m. Rev. Eric Wright will be evangelist.   Saturday, September 24th LOVING THE COMMUNITY DAY, “Feeding the Community”, from 1p.m. – until, hosted by Min. Sherry and Charles Banks, 139…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More