Monthly Archives: May 2012

Redistricting hearing held for Ackerman

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer A redistricting hearing for the Town of Ackerman was held April 19. No one from the public attended. Toby Sanford with the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District explained the three proposed changes to…

Locals complete ATV Rider Course

By Press Reports Recently, 4-H’ers from Choctaw County, along with 4-H parent, and 4-H Agent, completed an ATV Rider Course to learn how to safely operate an ATV. Participants were Jeremy Robison, Felecia Miller-Baber, Brittney Robison, LaToya Baber, and Traci…

Arbor Day celebrated at Red Hills Mine

ByAmanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Fourth graders in the Choctaw County School District recently enjoyed a ‘delayed’ 4th Annual Arbor Day celebration with the Red Hills Mine and the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District. The students created posters…

Mabus to speak at MSU

Two high-level members of the United States military establishment will help send off Mississippi State graduates during commencement exercises taking place the second week of May. More than 2, 400 university students are receiving spring-semester degrees. To be held in…

Obituaries

Mr. Roy Bruce April 29, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Roy Bruce, 82, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2 p.m. Rev. Bryan Carrubba officiated. Burial at South Union Methodist Church Cemetery…

The first year of AHS volleyball

The 2003-04 AHS Volleyball were the pioneers of today’s teams playing at the school. But the road to glory was far from easy for this group of ladies, as they went through trials and tribulations to bring a new sport…

Calendar of Events

Medical Foundation annual meeting May 3 The Choctaw County Medical Foundation Annual Meeting will be Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. At the meeting, members will have the opportunity to vote for…

Pioneer Day this weekend

From press reports This year’s Pioneer Day will be bustin’ loose with music, crafts, dancing, cooking and more. It’s a free and educational, family fun day, Saturday, May 12th at French Camp, MS. Festivities start at 9:00 in the morning…

The Ringed Giant

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 Faughn, managing director…