Monthly Archives: November 2013

Animal shelter hosts fundraiser event

From press reports   The Choctaw County Animal Shelter will be hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, November 2 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Enon Church’s Lighthouse in Ackerman. The shelter is hosting the fundraiser as an opportunity to…

Fundraising for Missionaries

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Miracles of Faith Ministries held an auction and gospel singing in Ackerman on October 19 to raise funds for missionaries in Africa, Mexico and Haiti. The auction and singing was held at the…

FARMtastic experience awaits school children

A new agricultural event targeting third-graders will take place at Mississippi State University Nov. 5-9. FARMtastic is an educational program designed to help children learn the sources of their food, clothing and other products. They also will learn about wildlife…

Honor roll

Ackerman Elementary School Superintendent’s List 1st 9 weeks 1st Grade Jayda Zsa’ne Kiarra Adams Jordyn Ashford Virgil Riley Peden Babb Cherish Bradley, Moss Bruce, Javari Carter. Owen Clark, Kirk Cole, Marlee Coleman, Katelyn Collum, Avery Cravens, Emerie Crowley, Jyah Davis,…

Every game like playoffs for FCA Panthers

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   While there are still two games remaining in the regular season, the playoffs may as well start Friday night as far as French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright is concerned. Following…

Bike ride to benefit fallen officer

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer   To benefit the family of slain Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw, area bike riders have decided to come together to honor him with a bike ride this upcoming Saturday starting in Eupora. Crenshaw,…

Animal Clinic celebrates Vet Tech Week

By Staff and Press Reports   The Choctaw Animal Clinic celebrated National Veterinary Technician Week October 13-19. The clinic’s new veterinary technician is Amanda McGraw. She graduated from Mississippi State University in 2013 with a Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Medical…