Posts Tagged ‘Choctaws’

Despite Barbour and Republicans’ best efforts, community embraces new casino

SANDERSVILLE — More than six months after Bok Homa (BOHK HO-MUH) Casino opened in Jones County near Sandersville, things seem to be going smoothly for both the casino and neighboring area. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians had to weather countless efforts by local and state officials — including Gov. Haley Barbour — to stop […] [...]

Harper asks Choctaws to drop new casino plans

by Associated Press Published: June 14,2010

Tags: casinos, Choctaws, Congress, gaming

JONES COUNTY — A Mississippi congressman has asked the Band of Choctaw Indians to drop plans for a casino in Jones County. The site is near Sandersville north of Laurel and on tribal land in the Bogue Homa community. Republican Rep. Gregg Harper, in a letter to the tribe, says while the project is probably […] [...]

Choctaws delay decision on new casino

by Associated Press Published: May 21,2010

Tags: casinos, Choctaws, gaming, hospitality

SANDERSVILLE — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ Tribal Council has postponed a vote on whether to build a casino on the Bogue Homa Reservation in Jones County. Tribe spokesman Warren Strain tells the Laurel Leader-Call the vote was postponed Wednesday so the Tribal Council members can consider financing options for the casino. Strain says […] [...]

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