Monthly Archives: October 2012

Trick or Treat for UNICEF

By Press Reports For as long as we are kids (even at heart), we will be helping other children in need. What started out more than 60 years ago to help children abroad during World War II has evolved into…

Ackerman Christmas Parade rules, regulations

The Town of Ackerman is proud to announce the theme for the 2012 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be A Picture Perfect Christmas. The parade is set for Thursday, December 6 at 6 p.m. in downtown Ackerman. We will…

Chamber Annual reception cancelled

Submitted by Choctaw Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce regrets to inform you the annual reception planned for October 25, at 6 p.m. has been cancelled. The event will be planned for the Spring of 2013. The…

Spooktacular Parade set for next week

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Only a few more days until the Spooktacular Parade and Trunk or Treat in downtown Ackerman. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites children, ages 0-12, and their parents to the Spooktacular Parade and…

CCSD restructuring proposal modified by board

By Glen Beard, Choctaw County Superintendent As some of you know, we have encountered some very difficult financial times in the Choctaw County School District. The financial situation is so severe that we had to look at restructuring our district…

Obituaries

Swancy L. Brown Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Swancy L. Brown, 72, were held at 11 a.m. on October 16, 2012 at Rockport U.M. with Rev. Fredrick Brown officiating. Burial followed in Rockport U.M. Church Cemetery. A…

Fentress Baptist to host concert

Fentress Baptist Church will be hosting a Bluegrass Gospel Concert on Sunday, October 28 at 6 p.m. featuring Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers. David Davis of Cullman, AL will also be performing as a special guest. Davis is a…

Animal Shelter fundraiser this Saturday, October 28

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Crafts, games vendors and more will be available on Saturday, October 28 for the Paws to Support the Choctaw County Animal Shelter fundraiser event. This fundraiser will be held Enon CP Church’s Lighthouse Center…

AUMC held a Cornerstone Celebration on October 14

By Press Reports On Sunday, October 14, 2012, the Ackerman United Methodist Church held a Cornerstone Celebration and Homecoming to commemorate the one- hundredth anniversary of the building of their sanctuary. Reverend Embra K. Jackson, Superintendent of the Starkville District…

FCA winning ways continue

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The French Camp Panthers keep their winning streak alive. The Panthers hosted the Montgomery County Hornets of Kilmichael last Friday night and took a 53-0 shutout win. This is the sixth consecutive win for…