Monthly Archives: July 2012

Choctaw county man missing

Choctaw county man missing The Mississippi Highway Patrol/Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is issuing a Silver Alert for James William Sunn, 76, of Ackerman. Sunn left Ackerman toward Arkansas July 18, 2012 en route to Vancouver Island, British Columbia and has…

DYW Cooper prepares for state program in Meridian

By Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman Alison Cooper gave a glimpse of what will happen at the state program in Meridian during her trunk show that was held Friday, July 13 at the Ackerman Baptist…

AHS Cheer attends camp

by Press Reports The Ackerman High School Cheerleaders attended NCA summer cheer camp on June 1- 4 at Millsaps College. While attending camp, the squad received all superior ribbons, a spirit stick each night, and a technical certificate for jumps.…

Mrs. Mississippi International heads to Chicago

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Traci Mongeon is now in Chicago, Ill. preparing for the Mrs. International pageant in Chicago, Ill. on July 20-21. Mrs. Mississippi International Traci Mongeon, of Ackerman, is now in Chicago, Ill. taking part in…

Obituaries

Mr. Robert Evans Weed, Sr. Saturday, July 14, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Robert Evans Weed, Sr., 85, were held at 11 a.m., July 17, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in a Ackerman. Rev. Danny Irvin officiated. Burial followed in…

Calendar of Events

Grapes & Muscadines for Mississippi July 19 A program on Grapes and Muscadines for Mississippi will be presented via interactive video Thursday, July 19 at noon at the Choctaw County Extension Office. This program is free and open to the…

The Civil War – Union ideas and action

Submitted by C.J. Johnson On July 14, 1862, President Lincoln signed into law the bill that created the Army Medal of Honor. “Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That…

Aldermen discuss limb, debris removal

By Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Board of Aldermen discussed the collection of limb and debris removal in their monthly board meeting held Tuesday, July 3 at 6 p.m. The board discussed the fact that Ackerman does not…

School Board rejects FCE roof repair

By Ellen Graves and Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board rejected bids to repair the roof at French Camp Elementary until a full evaluation is made. In the July 2 board meeting, the board discussed the…

DYW Trunk Show set

By Press Reports Alison Marie Cooper, Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, will be traveling to Meridian July 15 to compete in the state program for the title of Mississippi’s Distinguished Young Woman. The Distinguished Young Woman Program is the new…