LADY SAINTS HEADED TO STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

The Patrician Academy Lady Saints will look for a three-peat as they take on the Southern Academy Lady Cougars for the AISA Class 1A state championship in Montgomery on Saturday afternoon. SunTV will bring live broadcast coverage of the game, which begins at 5 p.m.

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Arrest made in hit-and-run

Authorities have made an arrest in a hit-and-run incident that took the life of a Pennington man on December 22. According to investigators with the Alabama State Troopers, Jimmy James Gipp, Jr., 57, of Ward, was arrested on Tuesday, January 2, and charged with leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death or…

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WINTER TEMPERATURE ADVISORY

  By Dee Ann Campbell Weather and Emergency Management officials are warning residents in the Choctaw County area to be prepared for a prolonged period of temperatures that are far below normal. According to a report from the Choctaw County EMA, significantly cold temperatures are expected to hit the area on New Year’s Eve and…

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AUTHORITIES SEEKING HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER

UPDATED INFORMATION: Alabama State Troopers are requesting assistance locating a vehicle in connection with a fatality crash that occurred at 11:39 p.m. Friday, December 22, in Choctaw County. Robert Ellis Thompson, 58, of Pennington was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on Choctaw County 33, about two miles north of Pennington.  The vehicle…

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WARMING LOCATIONS OPENED

The Choctaw County Emergency Management Agency has announced that several local churches will be opened on Saturday afternoon to serve as ‘warming stations’ for use by residents who are still without electricity. EMA Director Tyler Davidson said that the locations, which will be opened as of 2 p.m. Saturday, include Mt. Mariah Baptist Church in…

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WARNING TO MOTORISTS

BUTLER – Choctaw County Sheriff Scott Lolley is warning residents to stay off the roads through the remainder of the winter storm event. Hills and bridges are now impassable, with several motorists already having accidents. Current predictions show continuing snow throughout the morning and into mid- to late-afternoon, with temperatures remaining in the mid-30s.

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WINTER STORM WARNING

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING EFFECTIVE  FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6P.M. FRIDAY FOR PERRY, GREENE AND WAYNE COUNTIES IN MISSISSIPPI AND CHOCTAW, CLARKE AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES IN ALABAME.  1-3 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN OF DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. COU

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CHOCTAW COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SCA CLOSED

Per  the Choctaw County EMA app. Due to the threat of winter weather, the Choctaw County Public Schools and South Choctaw Academy will be closed tomorrow. Patrician Academy Headmaster Billy Burnham says they are are waiting on weather reports to make a decision  to dismiss classes tomorrow.

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

BUTLER, MOBILE – Choctaw County could get between one to three inches of winter precipitation over the next 24 hours, according to the latest information from the National Weather Service, but those predictions could change. The Choctaw County Emergency Management Agency has issued the latest information from the NWS in Mobile regarding the possibility of…

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