News

Supes deny request to purchase kitchen equipment

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Allen Gamble, administrator, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw, asked the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors to purchase kitchen equipment of the new hospital, in their May 31 meeting. Gamble said the state…

JuneFest success

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More than 50 vendors lined Main Street and downtown Ackerman for Choctaw County’s annual JuneFest, held June 1. The main attraction for the kids’ is the water slide and other inflatables during JuneFest.

Historical Marker Dedication held

Submitted by C.J. Johnson   On Sunday, June 9, 2013 the descendants of Colonel John Weir and his brother James invited friends, family, and interested parties to join them in dedicating the new Historical Marker, which recognizes the 1878 home…

Calendar of Events

Farmers’ Market The Choctaw County Farmers’ Market was scheduled to be held every Friday in June and July. Due to weather conditions that delayed planting, the market will not be held in June. Driver Ed. Registration Classes will be July…

Andrew Furr named to USM Dean’s List

Andrew Furr of Ackerman named to the University of Southern Mississippi Dean’s Lists for the 2013 spring semester. The President’s List includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average (all As). Dean’s List scholars are those with…

JuneFest Pet Show winners announced

From press reports   The 20th Century Club, who sponsors the annual JuneFest Pet Show, raised $118 for the Choctaw County Library this year. Best of Show 1st place Ellie – owner Haden and Addison Horne 2nd place Belle –…