Monthly Archives: November 2012

20th Century to host Christmas Brunch

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Celebrate the season at a Christmas Brunch with the Ackerman Twentieth Century Club on December 8. The Christmas Bruch will feature beautiful tablescapes, delicious dishes, door prizes, guest speaker, special music and vendors. The…

Prestage Farms to hold job fair

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Prestage Farms MS, Inc. will hold a job fair on December 6 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. Interviews will be held during the job fair as well as accepting applications. Prestage…

New election commissioner, school board member elected

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer After the final official results from the General Election, Choctaw County will have one new election commission and one new school board member. Willie Mae Guillory was elected as the District 4 Election Commissioner.…

School board recognizes teachers

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board held their monthly meeting on November 13. In the meeting Amber Vowell and Sandy Hunt were recognized for being high performing teachers in their subjects. Linda McDaniel, school board…

Weir may see end of an era on the football field

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer With the 2012 high school football season coming to a close, the heartbreaking possibility of the Friday night lights no longer beaming over Marion Kelley field is felt stronger than ever in the community…

Obituaries

Mr. Houston Lamar Howell November 21, 2012 Funeral services for Houston Lamar Howell, 97, were held in Lucedale, MS. Burial followed at Magnolia Cemetery in Lucedale, MS. A resident of Ackerman, MS, Mr. Howell was retired from Ingalls Shipyard. He…

French Camp Panthers eye trip to Jackson

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer By halftime, the French Camp Panthers had a feeling they were about to make school history. To extend their season to the pinnacle of Mississippi high school football, all the Panthers had to do…

Calendar of Events

Christmas Parade Dec. 6, Entry deadline Nov. 30 The Town of Ackerman would like to announce plans for the 2012 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be A Picture Perfect Christmas. It will be held in downtown Ackerman on Thursday,…

Patterson book signing on December 10

By Press Reports Looking for a meaningful Christmas present? You can’t do better than a copy of How Big is Your God? The Spiritual Legacy of Sam Patterson, Evangelist. Meet the author, Rebecca Hobbs, and get a signed copy at…

Master Gardner training classes planned

From press reports Master Gardener (MG) Certification training classes will begin in February. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 1– 5 pm February 12 through March 19. The final exam is take home, open book and participants…