Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reform Baseball Park begins can fundraiser

By Staff Reports Put your used cans (not crushed) to a good cause. Reform Baseball Park is collecting cans to help raise money to build a walking track at the baseball park. They ask for anyone willing to donate their…

Lady Lions open softball season this week

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer A trio of seniors will be counted on to help the Weir High School Lady Lions navigate the 2013 fast-pitch softball season. “Obviously the seniors will be very important to our teams since they…

Calendar of Events

NARFE to Meet Feb. 28 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, February 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Highway 12 East in Starkville. The guest speaker will be Martin Brunson who is associated with…

Central Miss. Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

By Press Reports Selected among several local outstanding youth, Matthew Bennett was selected to compete with other Boys & Girls members for the State of Mississippi Youth of the Year Title and a $1,000 college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation.…

Panthers knock on door of state tournament

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer There is no doubt the 2012-13 basketball season ended a couple games sooner than he had hoped it would, but French Camp Academy boys head basketball coach Tommy Ward was still very pleased with…

Experienced Indians looking for big season

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer After eight years as an assistant coach at Warren Central High School in Vicksburg, Patrick Nutt knows talent when he sees it. “We have a lot of good players returning,” said Nutt, entering his…

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, FEB. 28 Prep Baseball TBA — Winona Tournament (Weir entered) 7:30 p.m. — Ackerman at Grenada Prep Softball 4 p.m. — Weir at Ethel 6 p.m. — East Webster at Vardaman FRIDAY, MARCH 1 Prep Baseball TBA — Winona…

Obituaries

Ms. Ruby Faye Dean February 23, 2013 Funeral services for Ruby Faye Dean, 72, were held at 2 p.m. on February 25, 2013 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman, MS with Rev. Michael Mann and Rev. Coy Fulgham officiating.…

Matching funds pledged to Choctaw Animal Shelter

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Animal Shelter needs the community’s help to help raise funds. An anonymous person has pledged to match funds donated within one month, up to $2,500. The animal shelter hopes to $2,500…

12 more return qualifying papers

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer With just over one week left to qualify, 12 more people enter the political races for the Boards of Aldermen for Ackerman, French Camp and Weir. The election for Mayor and Board of Aldermen…