Monthly Archives: May 2012

The ringed giant

By Press Reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this spring season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant”. This presentation will be given on Friday, May 11, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin … Read more

Dobbs Reunion planned

By Staff Reports

Can you believe the time has rolled around for another DOBBS REUNION? The 14th Annual DOBBS REUNION will be held on Saturday, May 26th, at the home of Ron and Betty Bennett near Weir, MS beginning at … Read more

Graduation celebration for Choctaw Seniors

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Alumni Association will be honoring all senior in Choctaw County, Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 6 p.m. The Graduation Celebration will be held at the Choctaw County Community Center, located at 895 College Street … Read more

Taylor inducted into PTK at ICC

From press reports

John J. Taylor of Ackerman was recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at Itawamba Community College for 2011-12. Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth … Read more

Calendar of Events

Graduation Celebration for Choctaw County Seniors May 10 The Choctaw County Alumni Association will be honoring all seniors in Choctaw County, Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 6 p.m at the Choctaw County Community Center, located at 895 College Street in … Read more

Small business financing topic for Lunch and Learn

By Press and Staff Reports

Anyone interested in learning about financing a small business should attend the May 16th Lunch and Learn. Jimmy Cole, Loan Officer from the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, will be the Lunch and Learn’s … Read more

School Menus

Ackerman Elementary Breakfast Wednesday, May 9: Biscuits, Sausage or Chicken, Muffins, Power Donuts, Cereal and Graham Crackers, Juice and Milk Thursday, May 10: Breakfast Burrito, Power Donuts, Muffins, Cereal and Graham Crackers, Juice and Milk Friday, May 11: Biscuits, Sausage … Read more

A look at The Civil War Battle of Williamsburg

submitted by C.J. Johnson

Union General George B. McClellan replaced the aging Union General-in- Chief Winfield Scott in late 1861, after reorganizing, retraining, and equipping the Union army at unprecedented levels. President Lincoln expected significant results from the new Commander. … Read more

Medical Foundation meeting this week

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Medical Foundation is gearing up for their Annual Meeting on May 3. The annual meeting will be Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The … Read more

Chambers Delimbinator honored as innovator

By Press Reports

Thursday, April 19, the Mississippi Technology Alliance and the Appalachian Regional Commission recognized Eric Chambers of Chambers Delimbinator ® in Ackerman, as an innovator in the Golden Triangle region. The Golden Triangle Regional Innovation Cluster, held at … Read more