Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 Christmas Parade winners named

From staff and press reports   The winners of the Town of Ackerman 2013 Christmas Parade are: —Non-Religious Float: 1st place- Choctaw County High School FFA, 2nd place-Pioneer Community Hospital —Religious Float: 1st place-Ackerman Methodist Church, 2nd place-Weir Baptist Church…

AES to host school-wide parent meeting

From press reports   Ackerman Elementary School will host a school-wide parent meeting on December 12. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. This is an informational meeting which will highlight programs and strategies meant to…

Holiday open house to host authors

By Jan Ballard, Choctaw County Extension Service   Two different Mississippi authors, two different books to appeal to two different audiences. Two highlights for this year’s Holiday Open House at the Choctaw County Library on Thursday, December 12 from 2:30…

Hospital, clinics to hold Christmas Open Houses

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites the public to help them celebrate Christmas by attending their open houses. The hospital and all of the Pioneer clinics will hold open houses at each location…

Calendar of Events

AES to host school-wide parent meeting Dec. 12 Ackerman Elementary School will host a school-wide parent meeting on December 12. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. This is an informational meeting which will highlight programs…

Foster a lonely pet for Christmas

by Press Reports   Choctaw County Animal Clinic and Petfinder.com Set Goal to Place All Pets in Homes for the Holidays Choctaw County Animal Shelter and Petfinder.com are participating in the National Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays pet…

End tax break for e-commerce

This past Monday, close to $2 billion worth of merchandise was sold online in the United States. The biggest online shopping day of the year got only bigger, jumping an estimated 18 to 20 percent. Not the first cent of…

East Mississippi claims second NJCAA football title

From School reports   BILOXI — For the second time in three years, East Mississippi Community College wrapped up a perfect season by winning a national championship — topping Georgia Military College 52-32 here at Biloxi Indian Stadium Sunday afternoon…