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 … Read more

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 – … Read more


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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more


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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more