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Mobile Veteran Center to stop in Ackerman

By Press Reports
The Jackson Mobile Vet Center will stop in Ackerman on October 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. The Armory is located at 9540 Miss. Highway 12, Ackerman.

The VA is committed to reaching … Read more

Aldermen appoint Ward 1 post

Photo by Amanda McBride
John Shumaker takes the oath of office as the Ward 1 alderman for the Town of Ackerman. Justice Court Judge Andy Stephenson administers the oath of office.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

John Shumaker is now Ward 1 alderman for the Town of Ackerman. In the October 7 meeting, the board approved to dispense of the election since Shumaker was the only one to qualify. Shumaker … Read more

Economic Development District awarded grant

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Economic Development District has been awarded a $25,000 site development grant from the Mississippi Development Authority.

The Choctaw County Economic Development District is one of eight grants awarded.

The matching grant is … Read more

Supervisors approve cost of living raise

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Board of Supervisors approved a three percent cost of living raise to all Board of Supervisor and Chancery clerk employees in the October 6 meeting. This came after the supervisors gave some of … Read more

WFCA FM 108 Day planned

Photo by Amanda McBride
WFCA FM 108 Day is planned for Saturday, October 18 at the radio station in French Camp. Come out to FM 108 Day to enjoy Southern Gospel music, Craft Fair, silent auction, food and fellowship. Pictured are some of the items available for bid for the silent auction.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The annual WFCA FM108 Day in French Camp is planned for Saturday, October 18 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
WFCA FM 108 Day is a day of fundraising for the WFCA radio station that features … Read more

Dixie Pan Club holds meeting

Submitted photo
Michelle Pritchett and Elizabeth Jenkins, owner of Forget-Me-Not Florist, taught flower demonstrations to the Dixie Pan Club during their September meeting.

By Press Reports

The Dixie Pan Club met in September at Alice Belk’s house. We had 13 members and two visitors present. Several of our members are still vacationing. The devotional was given by Ellen Turnipseed and there were no … Read more

Lady Panthers finish tied for first in district play

Senior night

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team closed out its regular season with a dramatic 11-7 come-from-behind win over visiting Ethel High School on Thursday to finish in a tie with the Lady Tigers … Read more