(Brian Montgomery) An incredible turn out at the Silver Star Convention Center saw Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben sworn into office yesterday. Led by a procession of drummers (himself included) playing beautifully... Read More.
Campaigning is ramping up in the final days leading into tribal elections for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Those elections will be held Tuesday, June 6. Voters will be voting on tribal chief and tribal council. Current chief... Read More.
The East Central Community College Warriors played a rare Sunday baseball doubleheader in Decatur today hosting the Indians of Itawamba Community College. The Warriors had a 3-1 lead going into the top of the 9th inning in game one but the Indians would score... Read More.
The East Central Community College Warriors were back on the hardwood in Decatur tonight hosting the nationally ranked Itawamba Community College Indians from Fulton. The 24th ranked Indians maintained a lead throughout the game, up by 9 points after the first half 33-24 and... Read More.
On December 26, a house fire with fatalities occurred in the Pearl River Community in Neshoba County on Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal lands. Information provided by the Tribe's Department of Public Safety shows that the fire started at around 1:30 am on... Read More.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has received an $8.43 million Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP) grant award from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to fund the Tribe’s broadband program that will provide internet access across Choctaw Tribal lands. An official announcement... Read More.
Over the next two weeks, The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold ribbon-cutting ceremonies at seven of the nine COVID/Emergency Relief Facilities (CERF) across the Tribal communities. Tribal officials, along with project partners, will be on hand to celebrate the completion of the... Read More.
The ribbon-cutting for the Tucker COVID/Emergency Relief Facility at 109 Old Tucker School Road was held Friday, April 8, 2022 at 2PM. The building will be primarily used for a community shelter, emergency response, and PPE storage for community distribution.Construction on the 5,655 square... Read More.
Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben invites the public to several Ribbon Cutting ceremonies over the next two weeks, starting with the Emergency Management Agency Logistics Building, 13741 Hy 16 W Choctaw ms. The ceremony will take place on Wed. April 6, 2022, at 3 p.m.An... Read More.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) and Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben are pleased to announce a $5 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). MBCI will use the funds to assist with the construction of rental units... Read More.
A check in the amount of $45,600 was presented to the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians by Central Electric Power Association (CEPA) through a TVA new construction incentive program for the Pearl River Elementary School Upper Elementary Building. Accepting the check on behalf of... Read More.
Detention Hearing Scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Jackson, Miss. – A former member of the Tribal Council for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has been charged with additional criminal violations in a Superseding Indictment and arrested for burglary, sexual... Read More.