Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Star event set for Rainwater

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 14 starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director…

The Civil War – Battle of Prairie Grove, AR

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Following the Battle of Cane Hill in late November in far northwestern Arkansas, Union troops had fallen back to Cane Hill, while Confederate forces withdrew to the Boston Mountains. Confederate General Thomas Hindman had forces in…

Ackerman FFA elects junior officers

By Samantha Makamson, Ackerman FFA Reporter Leadership is a key component in the Ackerman FFA Chapter. Seven Junior High FFA members were recently elected as the new Ackerman Junior FFA Officers. Those elected are: President-Austin Blaine, Vice President-Baley Nail, Secretary-Hunter…

French Camp Panthers shine in Jackson

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer After their first taste of Jackson, the French Camp Panthers are determined that they will see Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium again in the future. “We hope this does start a trend that we can…

Ribbon cutting planned for Weir Café

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting for Weir Café on Tuesday, December 11 at 4 p.m. Weir Café is owned by Debra Reece. She is open Monday–Saturday serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please mark your…

Chamber supports FCA with dinner

By Press Reports The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a dinner to show their support of the French Camp Academy football team, cheerleaders and coaches. The dinner was held on Thursday, November 29 at FCA before the team traveled…

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Dec. 7 Attention: The monthly VFW meeting was been changed to Friday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place instead of Thursday. Woodmen Christmas Celebration Dec. 8 Ackerman Woodmen of the World Christmas Celebration will be Saturday,…

Help restock Broken Wings Food Pantry

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Food for Families Pack-the-Trailer event on Dec. 13, 2:30 p.m.-6 p.m. at Choctaw Co. Library Help the Choctaw County MSU Extension Office restock the food pantry at Broken Wings Ministry in Ackerman from now…