Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bowman receives achievement honors

By Staff and Press Reports

Dymand Bowman of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is Valedictorian of his class at Northwest Secondary High School. He was also recognized by the United States Achievement Academy. Dymand Bowman is rank #1 of 87 students in his … Read more

Simmons, Bowman nominated for Lindy Callahan award

By Press Reports

Kadesia Simmons and Austin Bowman received the nomination from Ackerman High School for the Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Award. The Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Awards program began in 1996 in honor of Mr. Lindy Callahan, who was an athletic … Read more

Local baseball teams prepare for postseason

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

As the regular season wrapped up for Choctaw County high school baseball teams, a few of those will continue in postseason play. A few teams participated in play-in rounds to determine their positions in … Read more

AHS announces Star Student and Teacher

By Press Reports

Emily Miler has been named as Ackerman High School’s STAR (Student- Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2011-2012 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M.B. Swayze Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. STAR Students are … Read more

Cemeteries to be photographed

By Press Reports

Choctaw County Historical and Genealogical Society are photographing all cemeteries in Choctaw County. “We apologize, in advance, for any and all inconvenience to you and your families. We are using chalk (which washes off after a rain) … Read more

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. donates national news magazine

Rho Nu Zeta Chapter recently donated a copy of its national magazine “The Archon” to the Attala County Library in Kosciusko. The Archon is the official news magazine of the sorority. It contains information, activities and accomplishments from chapters located … Read more

AP news of the Civil War April and May 1862

Submitted C.J. Johnson

The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 8, 1862: Shiloh’s fallout. War’s first anniversary. Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant sends troops in pursuit of Confederate fighters retreating after the battle at Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing, … Read more