Monthly Archives: October 2012

Welcome reception planned for Chamber director

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Economic Development Foundation cordially invites you to a reception on Thursday, October 11 to greet Lara Bowman, the new Chamber of Commerce Executive Director. The reception will be held from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at … Read more

Supervisors discuss fire rating, personnel policies

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met October 1 in their first meeting of the month.

In this meeting, the board discussed a 90 day professional services agreement with Stone Adams Financial (Nick Walters) … Read more

Local to compete for Miss ICC

By Press Reports

Eight contestants will compete for the title of Miss Itawamba Community College 2013 including Jessica Pendleton of French Camp.

The Miss Itawamba Community College 2013 pageant will be November 1 at 7 p.m. in the W.O. Benjamin … Read more


Will T. Cummings Saturday, October 6, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Will T. Cummings, 87, were held at 4:30 p.m., October 7, 2012 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Choctaw County. Rev. Ralph Cain and Jason Bridges officiated. Burial followed in … Read more

Cornerstone celebration this Sunday

From press reports

Ackerman United Methodist Church will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the building of Ackerman UM Church on Sunday, October 14 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The celebration will include a brief history of the church, memories shared … Read more

Austal launches USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2)

By Press Reports

On October 1, 2012, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), the recently christened USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2).

This 103-meter high-speed catamaran represents the U.S. Department of Defense’s … Read more

Calendar of Events

Cornerstone Celebration Oct. 14 Ackerman United Methodist Church will hold a Cornerstone Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the building of the Ackerman UM Church on Sunday, October 14 beginning with the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Homecoming Oct. … Read more

FCA Panthers take down St. Joe

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy Panthers are making a statement this season.

The Panthers traveled to Greenville last Friday night to square off with the St. Joseph Fighting Irish in another round of Class 1A, … Read more