Monthly Archives: April 2013

Consolidation plans argued in federal court

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer How the Choctaw County School District should be consolidated is still an unanswered question, as of press time Monday. The CCSD (or district) and the Department of Justice presented their plans and evidence to…

Indians take crucial sweep in district play

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman High School baseball team heard something from head baseball coach Patrick Nutt on Friday that they won’t likely hear again. “I told them we hold our destiny in our hands,” Nutt said…

Obituaries

Mr. Ted Powell March 29, 2013 Funeral services for Ted W. Powell, 75, were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013 at Providence Baptist Church with Rev. Randle Poss and Rev. Curtis Guess officiating. Burial followed in the…

Sports schedule

APRIL 11 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Manchester Prep Softball 5 p.m. — Weir at West Lowndes 6 p.m. — East Webster at Ackerman 6:30 p.m. — Hamilton at Eupora Junior College Tennis TBA — Spring Mixer…

Calendar of Events

All AHS Graduates If you graduated between the years of 2001-2007, we still have your cumulative folders. These folders include such information as state test scores, copies of birth certificates, and copies of immunization reports. The cumulative folders will be…

FCA Panthers remain undefeated in league play

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer It could all come down to Friday night. If the French Camp Academy baseball team took care of business against visiting East Oktibbeha on Tuesday, they will roll into Friday with a shot at…

Sport notes

Scholarship golf tourney this weekend From combined reports A three-man, 27-hole golf tournament organized to raise college scholarship funds for Ackerman High School students is set for this Saturday at the Ackerman Country Club. The fundraising tournament is held annually…

Weir seeking spot in baseball playoffs

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Encouraged by a well-played 10-inning loss to division leader French Camp Academy last Friday, the Weir baseball team headed into this week’s action hoping to close strong and claim a playoff spot. The Lions…

AHS Indians Softball prepare for EHS

By Lucretia Moss AHS Indians travelled to East Webster on April 2 for a division match up. The Indians took an early 1 to 0 lead in the 1st inning. East Webster tied the game in the 4th. E.Webster scored…

The Civil War – Half-Way through and Naval Action

Submitted by C.J. Johnson According to one source, the War Between the States lasted 1,549 days. April 10,1863 marked the half-way point for the political leaders, military officers, soldiers, sailors, artillerymen, and cavalry, as well as the folks left behind…