Meridian Star

November 29, 2013

Outdoor Notes

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Mike Giles new book, “Passion of the Wild” is available by contacting Mike for details. Contact information is on this page at his column’s end.

    Otha Barham's turkey hunting book, “Spring Beckoning,” can be purchased by contacting Otha using phone or e-mail from information on this page.


Entrance road and boat launch

now open at Choctaw NWR

    Starting in September the entrance road to Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge has been closed for maintenance. This maintenance has been completed and the road and boat launch are now open as of Monday, December 2, 2013. A complete listing of public use opportunities is available within the refuge's brochure. The brochure is available at refuge kiosks and by visiting

    For questions, please contact the main refuge office at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge at 662-323-5548.