Monthly Archives: October 2012

Obituaries

Hazel Clark French Camp Hazel Lavern Clark, 87, a homemaker, died Sunday, September 23, 2012 at the Choctaw County Nursing Center in Ackerman. Visitation was Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at Poplar Creek Nations Baptist Church. Funeral services…

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Oct. 4 The VFW will meet October 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place. Awareness Walk, Balloon Release Oct. 5 Join the staff of the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw and Choctaw Nursing Center on Friday, October 5…

Ackerman Indians take division victory

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer In their first division game of the season, the Ackerman Indians clinched a 6-0 win over the East Webster Wolverines last Friday night at Dale Davidson Field. The matchup featured two of the toughest…

French Camp Panthers take big win, 52-0

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The French Camp Panthers gained another big win last Friday night as they routed the Ray Brooks Tigers, 52-0. The Panthers’ win places them at the top of Class 1A, Region 2, District 3…

Lions struggle on the road

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Weir Lions traveled last Thursday night to Nanih Waiya to take on the Warriors and received a 34-7 defeat. On the first play of the game, Nanih Waiya’s Isaiah Eiland set the tone…

The Civil War – Second Battle of Corinth

Submitted by C.J. Johnson In the spring of 1862, following the Battles of Shiloh and Corinth, Federal troops occupied Corinth and her railroad junction, as well as nearby Booneville. While under occupation, Union forces had beefed up the defense works…