Monthly Archives: December 2012

Knitting in public, oh my

Submitted by: Jan Ballard Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337 (From local newspaper in 1917?) “Knitters Are Busy” “The Ackerman Red Cross Chapter makes, another shipment of knitted garments, consisting of sweaters, helmets, socks and wristlets. Several…

Higgins honored with House Resolution

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Retired Choctaw County District 4 Supervisor Thomas Higgins was recently honored with House Resolution 112 commending him for his 11 years of public service. District 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented Higgins with the resolution…

Volunteer workday at shelter a success

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Progress can be seen at the site of the Choctaw County Animal Shelter after a recent volunteer workday. The volunteer workday was held Nov. 17 on site with 16 volunteers. One whole side of…

Christmas parades set

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Town of Ackerman’s Christmas Parade will take place Thursday, December 6 at 6 p.m. This year’s theme is “A Picture Perfect Christmas.” The parade route will begin at the Ackerman High School, travel…

Town decorates for Christmas

The Town of Ackerman shares the Christmas spirit by setting up Christmas decorations along the walking track in downtown Ackerman. Recently, department heads and employees setup the lights, candy canes, deer and other decorations along the track. The Town of…

Supervisors question audit proposals

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved an audit proposal from Watkins, Ward & Stafford after realizing that Fortenberry & Ballard PC did not submit a proposal by the deadline. At the beginning of…

Ansley earns Eagle Scout rank

By Press Reports Eagle Scout Ceremony for Jacob Charles Ansley was held on December 1at the French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp. Jacob is the son of Diane Ansley of French Camp and the late Charlie Ansley. Jacob was…

Obituaries

Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane, 75, were held 11:00 a.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Faith Unity U.M. Church. Rev. Ronald Jefferson officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery. A resident of Ackerman, MS. Mrs.…