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…

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…

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…

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…

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)…

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,…