Even though there’s no Neshoba County Fair, the concerts are still happening on Kicks 96.7. Last night, country music newcomer Riley Greeb took the virtual stage for the No Fair Fair Deal Concert Series brought to you by the good guys at Griffis Motors. Also, 2018 Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Derek Norsworthy opened the night with a few of his original songs. Listen to the complete concert below.
FREE Covid testing continues tomorrow in Choctaw. This testing is available at the Pearl River Community building. You must pre-register. To schedule an appointment sign up with the C Spire app, see link- https://www.umc.edu/CoronaVirus/COVID-19-Testing/Home.html or call 601-496-7200 if you do not have a smart phone. Where - Pearl River Community Building As of late yesterday, 1775 new Covid-19 cases were reported statewide. Neshoba has reported 1167 cases overall to date. Neshoba remains off the Hotspot list.
The Joe Wilcher Blood Drive is Sunday. Community and family members have rallied together along with Mississippi Blood services for the blood drive. It will be held on Sunday, August 2nd, from 11am-5pm at County Line Steak House in the Philadelphia area. Donations will help Joe Wilcher who was involved in a serious accident and needs additional blood. Successful donations will be tested for Covid-19 antibodies. For more information - Kim or Ken at 601-654-2113. Where - County Line Steak House... Read More.
Bogue Chitto Elementary enrollment packets are being finalized this week. According to BCE, parents can pick up and drop off packets at the school all week between 8:00am-4:30pm via curbside service. Please call 601-389-1000 or 1211 and someone will come directly to your car to provide or pickup enrollment packets.
The Leake Academy Meet the teachers event will take place for K4, K5 and 1st grade only. According to Leake School officials, the meetings scheduled on August 3rd and 4th for K4, K5 and 1st grade will continue. This event will not take place for grades 2-6. The decision was reached due to their Covid task force recommendations. Meet The Teachers Dates and Times- Monday, August 3rd - Mrs. Rebecca Little K4) 10:00am-3:00pm - Mrs. Brandi Searcy K5) 10:00am-3:00pm -Mrs. Amy... Read More.
Mr. David Germany is retiring. According to the CTS website Mr. Germany was affiliated with Choctaw Tribal Schools for thirty three years. "During his tenure he was a high school teacher, Upward Bound Coordinator, Assistant Director and Director of Schools. Thank you, Mr. Germany, for your service and we wish you all the best." We wish for many wonderful new beginnings for Mr. Germany!
A Veterans Mission Program Comes to Choctaw for 30 day assignment. CHC Representatives along with MBCI Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben and Tribal Council leadership welcomed medical professionals from the Mississippi Veterans Mission Assignment Program this week. This 30 day assignment at Choctaw Health Center will support efforts in areas of direct patient clinical care, community engagement and outreach, Covid-19 testing, and public awareness communications to MBCI Tribal veterans and the public.