Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hot-shooting Durant tops Lady Chargers in opener

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School Lady Chargers ran into a three-point barrage on Saturday morning, as Durant knocked down five three-pointers in the first quarter on the way to a 57-23 win in…

Calendar of Events

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch Nov. 20 Ackerman United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual chili lunch on Wednesday, November 20. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00. Take out will be available and meals can…

New app, website reveal county data

From press reports   MISSISSIPPI STATE – A wealth of county-level information is available in seconds through a set of profiles created by experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. A new app and website provide community stakeholders, business…

Obituaries

Mr. James Leon McKnight Memorial services for James Leon McKnight will be held Friday, November 29 at 2 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Mr. McKnight died October 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a…

Tobacco-Free Coalition at work in the community

From press reports   The Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties is at work in your community. Keetha Mosley of Winona is the new Project Director. Mosley has a background in communications, including award-winning public relations work for…

Aldermen hire fine collection agency

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   People with unpaid fines in the Town of Ackerman will soon have a representative from American Municipal Services contacting them for payment. In the November 5 board meeting, the board listened to presentations…

The Pink Event recognized as a success

By Staff and Press Reports   The Pink Event was fun and educational for all who attended. Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw sponsored the event as part of their month long Breast Cancer Awareness fundraising. The Pink Event was held…

Just in time for deer hunting season

From press reports   The Construction Trades and Agricultural Machinery classes at Choctaw County Career and Technology Center constructed 4’ X 4’ hunting houses with 4’ metal stands. he houses were built by 1st and 2nd year students under the…