Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rockport UM Church completes BSF workshop

By Press Reports

 

Congratulations to several members of Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman for completing the Building Strong Families (BSF) marriage education workshop entitled 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage. The classes, free of charge, were taught by … Read more

Barlow brothers attend Aviation Challenge

Kade and Holt Barlow recently attended the Aviation Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

By Press Reports

 

Kade and Holt Barlow, both of French Camp, recently attended AVIATION CHALLENGE at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of SPACE CAMP and NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center. The weeklong … Read more

School Board examines policies, plans

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Four people addressed the Choctaw County School Board in their July 16 board meeting.

Elizabeth Jenkins, owner of Forget Me Not Florist, asked the board to revise their policy of not allowing deliveries … Read more

Chamber seeks help to name Fall Fest event

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce needs your help in creating a theme for this year’s fall festival/Halloween event, which will take place on Saturday, October 26. The Chamber is looking for a … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Lucky 13 4-H Club raffle

The Lucky 13 4-H Club is selling chances on gift cards as a fundraiser. They have nine gift cards from area businesses and restaurants. Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5 and may … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Rebecca Ann Norton

Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca Ann Norton, age 68, were held at Brushford M.B. Church in Macon, MS on July 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Reverent Robert Avant officiated. Burial followed at Ruth Cemetery.

A resident … Read more

Field day showcases White Sand Unit

From Press Reports

 

Mississippi State University’s beef cattle research unit in Pearl River County is hosting a summer field day Aug. 13 to display results of ongoing research projects.

The White Sand Unit of the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

I am doing a study of the play Much

Ado About Nothing. In Elizabethan English, the word “nothing” was pronounced “noting.”

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy in which … Read more

Principals change in CCSD

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Principals at the Choctaw County School District have changed due to recent resignations.

Choctaw County High School will have a different principal and assistant principal.

Corey Blaylock, who was principal at Ackerman High … Read more