Obituaries 04.14.21

Dr. Billie Jean Young PENNINGTON – Graveside Service for Dr. Billie Jean Young was held Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 12:00 noon at Woodall Cemetery in Pennington, with Rev. Marvin Johnson officiating. Billie Jean was born on July 21, 1947 to the late Oliver Richard Young, Sr. and Susie Mae White Young. She was called…

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Classifieds 04.14.21

REAL ESTATE   HOUSE FOR SALE – 133 Robin’s Circle, Lisman, $25,000., AS IS! Cashier’s check only. 601-260-7446 or 601-267-0753. 03/24.LTS   LAND FOR SALE – 6 lots on 2 acres at Lenoir’s landing, power, water, county road and river frontage. Reduced price – $195,000.00; 4 (1) acre lots on river- power, water, road and…

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Calendar of Events 11.18.2020

Nov. 23rd LAYMAN MISSION OUTREACH, Fall Harvest Drive Thru Food Distribution and Sanitizing Products; Gilfield Baptist Church parking lot, First Come First Serve While Supplies Last; One Box Per Household; 9:00a.m.-1:00 p.m.; Must be a Resident of Choctaw County, AL; ID Required

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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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COVID-19 death confirmed in Alabama; Confirmed cases rise to 449

UPDATE AS OF 12:06 p.m. The ADPH website is now listing one case of COVID-19 confirmed in Choctaw County, posted following the original release of this article. Local ADPH and EMA officials are currently waiting confirmation and information about the case. There has been no information that has been verified by officials about the case…

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