Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rep. Hood speaks at Brown Bag Lunch

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer District 35 Rep. Joey Hood described his first legislative session as “an experience” to the Brown Bag Lunch group on June 20. Hood spoke the group about his experiences and learning “quite an education”…

Reading Program slated for Library

By Staff and Press Reports Prepare to DREAM BIG for the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library that begins July 5. The reading program will be held every Tuesday in July from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Choctaw…

MPB encourages Summer Reading

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Mississippi Public Broadcasting Company motivated and encouraged children in Weir to read. MPB joined with the Weir Library to present a summer reading program, on June 19, to children attending the I Can…

Supes open bids to re-roof hospital

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors opened bids to re-roof the current Choctaw County hospital in their June 18 board meeting. District 3 Supervisor Chris McIntire, also board president, attended the meeting by phone.…

No restructuring for CCSD for upcoming school year

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School District will not restructure for the upcoming school year, 2012-2013. Superintendent Glen Beard confirmed Friday, June 22, that the schools will not restructure for the upcoming school year. “Choctaw County…

Miller wins Buds of Spring Scholarship pageant

By Staff and Press Reports  Vanessa Miller was the 2012 Buds of Spring Scholarship Pageant winner.  She is the daughter of Earlie and Ola Miller of Reform.  The proud grandparents are L.C. and Hurie Weeks of Reform and Squair and…

Lane receives college football offers

By Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer Blue and gold aren’t just colors to Ackerman High School seniorQuinton Lane, they are a lifestyle.  Every Friday night in the fall, Lane steps out under the lights to play the game he loves:…

Obituaries

Sam G. “Luther” Ables June 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Sam G. “Luther” Ables, 81, were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Rev. Jerry Lawson officiated. Burial followed in Enon…

Ribbon cutting to be held at Cissy’s Gym

By Ellen Graves Cissy’s Gym will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their first year of business on June 30, 2012 at 9a.mat their location on West Main Street in Ackerman. The celebration will continue until 3p.m. Cissy’s Gym…