Monthly Archives: July 2013

Historical Luncheon slated

The July Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, July 9 at noon. The speaker will be Glen Blaine, graduate of French Camp Academy and principal of Ackerman Elementary School. Historical Highlight Luncheons are held…

Blaylock resigns, search for new principal begins

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Corey Blaylock, principal at Choctaw County High School, last week. The Choctaw County School Board approved his resignation and letting him out of his contract in their June 25 special board meeting. Blaylock…

Calendar of Events

VBS at New Haven Baptist July 7-11 VBS at New Haven Baptist Church, 6690 Stewart-Weir Road begins Sunday, July 7, at 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and continues through Thursday night with commencement on Friday at 6 p.m.  Join the stampede for…

McCulloch celebrates 97th birthday

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Nora Dell McCulloch recently celebrated her 97th birthday. Her whole family wishes her a happy birthday. Pictured is McCulloch with five generations of mother and the Smith Family. Pictured is Nora Dell McCulloch-Mother, Bess Smith, Don Smith, Russell Smith, and…

Education note

UM honor rolls The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) Choctaw County Students Listed On Chancellor’s, Dean’s Honor Rolls OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students are listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester. For the…

Farmer’s Market to begin

From press reports   The Choctaw County Farmers Market will be held Friday, July 12 beginning at 8 am at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, Vardaman sweet potatoes, eggplant, blueberries, watermelon, peaches, plants…

Chargers to open 2013 season at FCA

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The first ever football schedule for the Choctaw County High School Chargers is a combination of the first six games off of the proposed 2013 schedule for Ackerman High School and the last…

Ackerman Forge makes payment, still behind

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Ackerman Forge makes one payment to the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors after they move forward with filing a lawsuit against them. In the June 28 meeting, Cully Hudspeth, son of Bubba Hudspeth-owner…

Jail Docket

Jail Docket   The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 34 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week.   6/22/13   William Tenhet    W/M    12/5/58   Const 2 Susp. D.L. & No Insurance   6/25/13   Brandy Collins   W/F   …

Pajama Party at the Summer Reading Program

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“Pajama Party” at the library. The kids at the Summer Reading Program in Ackerman enjoyed their “pajama party” with movies and popcorn during their last day of the program. The Summer Reading Program was held every Tuesday in June at…