Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ackerman Indians gain another division win

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Indians earned another Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 win last Friday night in a homecoming matchup against the visiting Williams-Sullivan Yellowjackets, 40-0.

The Indians’ victory marked their third shutout win of … Read more

The Civil War – Perryville and its role in the war

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In 1860 Kentucky was a slave state with almost 20% of her population enslaved. The Governor of Kentucky was a Southern sympathizer. Her citizens were divided. When Lincoln requested men to serve the Union cause in … Read more

Post Office ready for BCA month

By Press Reports

Post Offices nationwide will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month in October through the sales of Breast Cancer Research First- Class Semipostal stamps.

The self-adhesive, non-denominated semipostal stamp is sold in sheets of twenty 55 cent stamps. … Read more

Head Start students learn safety

Students at Head Start recently learned all about safety including how the police and firemen help everyone. The Ackerman Police Department officers Bo Brooks and Lloyd Denning recently visited the Head Start classroom explaining safety tips to the students then … Read more

Construction Technology students off to a great start

by Haley Morrow

The first shop assignment in Mr. Robert Black’s Construction Technology class this year has been constructing a bird house.

During the building process, students learned several safety rules in operating hand and power tools. Students practiced their … Read more

Help ‘Paint the Hospital Pink’

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is wants to “Paint the Hospital Pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and PCHC needs the community’s help to “Paint the Hospital Pink” … Read more

Choctaw to join Webster, Montgomery in regional partnership

By Staff and Press Reports

Choctaw County may soon be joining forces with Webster and Montgomery Counties by establishing a regional economic development partnership.

“Stone-Adams Financial Partners, a business development and consulting firm, is pleased to announce that efforts to … Read more

Just in Time for field planting

The Ag-Power and Machinery class at Choctaw County Career and Technology Center has restored a Tru-Flo 400 seed spreader. In order to help support the Choctaw County FFA organization, the seed spreader can be rented from CCCTC. For more information, … Read more

Reform VFD honors Lee family

Reform Volunteer Fire Department recently honored the late Noel Wayne Lee family with an appreciation supper. Members of Reform VFD presented Mrs. Ophelia Lee with a plaque honoring Noel Wayne’s years of hard work and dedication to the fire department. … Read more