Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Annual Passion Walk set

By: Sr. Alies Therese

Passion Walk at noon on Good Friday, April 6 at the walking track in Ackerman. Seems a long time ago we celebrated Easter…but the weather this year seems to bring it on. Look around at blooming … Read more

Changing times of the Choctaw County Hospital

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Healthcare in Choctaw County has changed in the last couple of years. In less than two years the hospital has been closed by the Mississippi Department of Health to reopening less than a year … Read more

AHS Golf team tradition well-built

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

When you think of high school sports in small-town Mississippi, the only sports that come to mind are football, basketball, and baseball. Not many schools offer sports of larger schools in other states. So … Read more

Parents of the Year recognized by school district

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Parents of the Year for the Choctaw County School District were honored during the March 8 School Board meeting. Each parents received a plaque for their dedication to their child’s school. Teachers at each … Read more

The Civil War – Union General McClellan takes action

By C.J. Johnson

Union General George McClellan had spent the past several months reorganizing, training, and equipping his Army of the Potomac. He had recently been relieved of the duties of General-in-Chief of Union forces. It was finally time for … Read more

The Civil War – Stonewall Jackson’s only defeat

By C.J. Johnson

The Shenandoah Valley was recognized by both Union and Confederate leaders as an important area to control, a route to Washington for the Rebels, while the Yankees traveled the Valley when heading south. Winchester, on the Valley’s … Read more

Local resident promoting better health and weight loss

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Local residents crediting weight loss and getting healthier to weight loss product and will-power. Debra Lawson has lost over 60 pounds taking Plexus Slim and feels healthier and happier than ever. Debra and Jerry’s … Read more

Chamber keeps community moving forward

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Promoting local businesses and improving the quality of life in Choctaw County is the main goal of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce. With almost six months of existence, the Chamber has been busy … Read more