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According to a recent Gallop poll, in 2019, more Americans visited a public library than to a movie theatre.
“Visiting the local library remains by far the most common cultural activity Americans engage in,” the website Literary Hub stated.
Duck Hill’s newest alderwoman Shernell Brown-Everett was sworn in Monday, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. before the Town of Duck Hill Board of Aldermen meeting. Brown-Everett is pictured with Board attorney Adam Kirk.
A Choctaw County man is being held on a $1 million bond for the shooting death of Jimmy Threadgill two weeks ago.
Charles Anthony Cox, 40, is being held in the Choctaw-Winston Regional Correctional Facility near Louisville after being arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with Threadgill’s death.
On February 15 at 11:00 a.m. the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters is sponsoring a memorial event to celebrate the life of writer Elizabeth Spencer, who died on December 22, 2019, at the age of 98. The event will be held at the Cotesworth Culture & Heritage Center in Spencer’s hometown, Carrollton, Mississippi.
Winona High School’s Adavion Hargrove recently signed a letter of intent to play football for Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. Hargrove will join Northeast in the fall where he is expected to hit the ground running for the Tigers.
Winona was leading Choctaw County 28-14 in the third quarter of an early season game, but the Tigers were backed up, facing third and 13 at their own one yard line. If forced to punt, Choctaw County would get good position with a chance to get back in the game.