Monthly Archives: September 2012

Supervisors hold executive session

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer At the beginning of the September 10 meeting, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors went into executive session to discuss current litigation with GDF Suez. Peyton Prospere, county hired attorney with Watkins and Eager…

Calendar of Events

Gospel Singing Sept. 22 Everyone is welcome to come join us Saturday, September 22 at 6 p.m. at Stewart Fire Department (Hwy. 82 in Stewart) for a great evening of Southern Gospel at its best. Singing will feature Family Tradition…

Weir Lions fall on the road; prepare for

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Weir Lions traveled to Pelahatchie last Friday night to take on the Chiefs in their second division game of the season. The Lions had been shutout every game this season except for their…

Ackerman fall to Trojans; take aim at Confederates

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Indians traveled to Bruce last Friday to square off with Trojans in a non-division match. The Trojans handed Ackerman their second loss of the season defeating the Indians, 26-13. Bruce scored early…

The Civil War – Battle of Iuka and Mississippi Soldiers

Submitted C.J. Johnson Beginning in mid-1862, the Confederate Army took the offensive, winning in Maryland, going into Kentucky, and then into middle Tennessee. In the fall of ’62, General Braxton Bragg ordered General Sterling Price (in northeast Mississippi at Tupelo)…

FCA Cross Country No. 1

French Camp Academy’s Varsity Boys’ Cross Country Team earned the Number 1 spot in the 5000 meter run, Division 1A-3A at the Pontotoc meet, held on Saturday, September 8. Joey Storment finished first overall with a time of 17:13. Trevor…

Circuit Court finalizes calendar with sentencing

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The August term of Circuit Court recently ended with many pleading guilty to their charges. In the first week, the Grand Jury met and handed down one indictment. Percy Murphy was indicted on two…

Ackerman Aldermen reduce mayor’s salary

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The next mayor of the Town of Ackerman will make $18,000 less after the Board of Aldermen approved to reduce the mayor’s salary in their September 4 meeting. Discussing elected official’s salary structure was…

Two qualify for school board seats

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Only person each qualified for the District 3 and District 4 School Board seats that are up for election in November. Linda McDaniel qualified for District 3 School Board seat. She is currently serving…