Monthly Archives: June 2013

Andrew Furr named to USM Dean’s List

Andrew Furr of Ackerman named to the University of Southern Mississippi Dean’s Lists for the 2013 spring semester. The President’s List includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average (all As). Dean’s List scholars are those with…

JuneFest Pet Show winners announced

From press reports   The 20th Century Club, who sponsors the annual JuneFest Pet Show, raised $118 for the Choctaw County Library this year. Best of Show 1st place Ellie – owner Haden and Addison Horne 2nd place Belle –…

Obituaries

Mrs. Lucile Ray Downing June 3, 2013 Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Ray Downing, 93, were held at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. Lynn Downing, Rev. Jim Reed, and Rev.…

Austal delivers USNS Choctaw County


By Press Reports   Six months to the day after delivery of the first JHSV The second Austal-built Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2), was officially delivered to the Navy today, exactly six months following the…

Proclamation presented to Blackwood

District 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented Terry Blackwood with a Proclamation from himself, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and the House of Representatives on June 2. The Proclamation celebrates the Homecoming and accomplishments of World Acclaimed Gospel Artiest and…

Honor roll

Ackerman Elementary School Superintendent’s List 4th Nine Weeks 1st Grade Journee Banks Mary Boykin Allie Cagle Jaquavis Carter Lily Courtney Joshua Embry Savannah Blair Fondren Justin Fulgham Javrey Gamble Rose Hassell Matthan Henry Lilly Holland Jalia James Sarah Johnson Jason…

Birth

Kip Castle Summenlin Justin and Amber and proud zisters, Hanna Ray and Milee Grace, Summenlin are proud to pronounce their baby brother, Kip Castle Summenlin He was born on April 2, 2013 weighing 7 lbs 15 oz and 20 inches…

JuneFest Car Show a success

By Staff and Press Reports   The Choctaw Cruisers hosted their annual Car Show during JuneFest on June 1. The top three prizes went to Best of Show (Tie)-Gale Sherman of Starkville and Dennis Taylor of Louisville, Don Threadgill Memorial…

Senior Citizens Fun Day held

By Press Reports   Millspring M.B. Church held their annual Senior Citizen Day on May 25 at 10 am. This event was for ages 55 and above and for those who are disabled.  We also invited our neighboring churches to…