Monthly Archives: May 2013

Red Hills Operations held celebration

Photos by Amanda McBride
Keith Cuevas, Red Hills Operation plant manager, talks about Southern Power’s commitment to Choctaw County and changes made at the power plant.

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Red Hills Operations made their debut into Choctaw County with a celebration held on May 15. They held the celebration at the Choctaw County Community Center, with the help of the Choctaw County…

Calendar of Events

Driver Ed. Registration Classes will be July 8-July 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., daily. Cost $150. Students receive ½ credit. Students are responsible for obtaining driving permit or drivers license before assigned driving time. Contact Lynn Scribner at the school 285-4101…

Driver Education registration begins

By Press Reports   Students interested in taking Driver Education should register now. Class will be July 8-July 26 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. daily at Ackerman High School with Instructor Brad Mitchell. The class costs $150, cash or money order…

Education notes

ICC local graduates By Press Reports Several area residents were among those who earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degrees or certificates at the conclusion of the 2013 spring semester at Itawamba Community College. They include Aaron…

MSU set to host NCAA Regional this weekend

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By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   STARKVILLE — Beginning on Friday, Mississippi State University will be hosting an NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament for the 12th time in school history. Joining top-seeded MSU in the four-team tourney set for Dudy…

Brashier and Black named to all-state

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   A pair of Ackerman High School baseball players were named to the MHSAA Class 2A All-State team by the Mississippi Association of Coaches. AHS senior shortstop/pitcher Dakota Brasher was selected as a member…

Terry Blackwood Homecoming this weekend

By Staff and Press Reports   Performances: Saturday, June 1-Noon at JuneFest Sunday, June 2- at Enon CP Church Sunday, June 2- 6 p.m. at Ackerman Baptist Church Gospel music performer Terry Blackwood will return home to Choctaw County this…

JuneFest here this weekend

By Staff and Press Reports   Events for the entire family   Choctaw County’s JuneFest 2013 will held Saturday, June 1 in downtown Ackerman. JuneFest will feature a full day of fun activities and events for the entire family. Activities…

Ackerman Election set for June 4

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Town of Ackerman Municipal Election will be held June 4. Residents of the Town of Ackerman should go to Town Hall between 7 a.m.-7 p.m. to vote. Candidates for Mayor of Ackerman…