Monthly Archives: April 2012

JuneFest plans underway

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Choctaw County’s annual JuneFest is slated for Saturday, June 9 in downtown Ackerman. This year’s festival will feature fan favorites along with some changes. The biggest change this year is having all the JuneFest…

Ackerman and Weir Reunions Saturday

By Staff and Press Reports The Ackerman School Reunion will be held Saturday, April 28 at the Ty Cobb. All former classmates, teachers, coaches, administrators and friends are incited to gather for the 14th annual school reunion. The meeting begins…

Hospital leader speaks at luncheon

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held their bi-monthly Brown Bag Lunch program at noon on Apr. 18 at the Choctaw County Community Center. The guest speaker for the day was Pioneer Community Hospital…

Obituaries

Mr. William Phillip Fancher April 17, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. William Phillip Fancher, 84, were held at McCool Baptist Church in McCool on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. Rev. Johnny Watkins, Dr. Ronnie Saver, and Rev. Curly…

Calendar of Events

NARFE to MEET The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet on Thursday, April 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Highway 12 East in Starkville. The guest speaker will be Lynn Phillips-Gaines, a local financial planner. She…

Student receives academic honor

From press reports Stephanie Rena Hardin of Ackerman, MS 39735 is among 119 students recently initiated into the University of Mississippi’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. Hardin, a graduate of Ackerman High School, is a senior in the Ole Miss…

WHS Choir scores excellent, superior

Weir High School Choir attended District IV Choir competition at Ackerman High School on February 24. Competing for Weir were the Madrigals, Men’s Choir, Quartet and SATB Choir. All groups scored excellents and superiors. Mrs. Tarver, Director, is so very…