Monthly Archives: April 2012

Supes discuss solid waste policy

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

A request to stop a garbage bill was one major discussion of the April 9 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting. Joy Marshall requested from the board to allow her to not pay her … Read more

Calendar of Events

Hydrangeas April 19 Thursday, April 19 at Noon-1 pm at the Choctaw County Extension Office Presenter: Dr. Wayne Wells Everything you ever wanted to know about growing hydrangeas. Feel free to bring your lunch. There is no charge and everyone … Read more

Anonymous gift of $50,000 to Sumners Foundation

The Trustee reported that an anonymous gift of $50,000 had been made to the Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Sumners Foundation earlier this month. The donor was very interested in giving back to the community and felt that through a gift … Read more

Ackerman natives publish books

From press reports

Sisters and Ackerman natives, Kelli and Kristi Burton, have always enjoyed reading. It was a very important part of their childhood. Now, as adults, they have begun writing for those eager readers like themselves. They hope their … Read more

AES Sixth Graders enjoy Chattanooga Adventure

By Press Reports

“This is, by far, the best group of students who have been through here this year!” This was typical of the many compliments received by the 6th grade students of Ackerman Elementary School in restaurants, at the … Read more

Weir FFA hosts annual plant sale

By Press Reports

With spring in the air, it is time to start thinking about flowers and garden plants. Weir FFA is hosting their annual spring plant sale April-May 27. The Weir greenhouse is located between the new high school … Read more

Baseball teams looking for postseason berths

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

As the season begins to wrap up for local high school baseball teams, some are looking forward toward postseason play to start. Some teams will experience make-up games and an extended regular season before … Read more

Local students earn ICC scholarships

By Press Reports

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2012 include Steven Drake Hughes of Ackerman, Special Achievement; Allannah Brianne Mitchell of Ackerman, Leadership, Regular Career Incentive and Harlie Pyron of Ackerman, ACT Achievement Incentive, Leadership. Hughes will be … Read more

Lady Indians split division games

Story & Pictures By Lucretia Moss

On April 10 the Lady Indians played host to Calhoun City. In JV action, Haley Lucas took the mound for the Indians pitching 2 1/2 innings and Lindsay Bruce came in to close. Haley … Read more