News

FCA’s 2014 season comes to end with first-round loss

Grovante Stewart carries the ball for a touchdown in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy’s football season didn’t end as veteran head coach Nathan Wright had hoped it would.

Although it may have been unrealistic to think the graduation-depleted Panthers would have been able to defend … Read more

Black chosen as MCED Instructor of the Month

Submitted photo

By Staff and Press Reports

Robert Black is the first ever MCED Instructor of the Month in the Northern District.

Black is the Construction – Carpentry instructor for the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center.

He was chosen as Northern … Read more

Locals to compete in state pageant

By Press Reports

Peyton Channing Hunt and Kayla McMinn, both of Ackerman, will be competing in the Miss Magnolia State Pageant on November 22-23, at the Vicksburg City Auditorium.

Peyton currently holds the title Teen Choctaw County. She is the … Read more

Chargers in Charge

2nd Grade: Jordyn Ashford, Cherish Bradley, Destiny McCune, Kamryn Miller
Ackerman Elementary School announces the October Chargers in Charge: 
3rd Grade: Lily Courtney, James Alex Pinnix, Laiken Shumaker
4th Grade: Parker Cravens, DJ Patterson, Mathias Townsel
5th Grade: Abbey Crimm, Kiersen Easley, Micah Gammill, Olivia Miller, Cassie Taylor
6th Grade: Laci Fondren, Caleb Burdine, Akira Taylor
2nd Grade: Jordyn Ashford, Cherish Bradley, Destiny McCune, Kamryn Miller Ackerman Elementary School announces the October Chargers in Charge:  3rd Grade: Lily Courtney, James Alex Pinnix, Laiken Shumaker 4th Grade: Parker Cravens, DJ Patterson, Mathias Townsel 5th Grade: Abbey Crimm, Kiersen Easley, Micah Gammill, Olivia Miller, Cassie Taylor 6th Grade: Laci Fondren, Caleb Burdine, Akira Taylor

2nd Grade: Jordyn Ashford, Cherish Bradley, Destiny McCune, Kamryn Miller
Ackerman Elementary School announces the October Chargers in Charge:
3rd Grade: Lily Courtney, James Alex Pinnix, Laiken Shumaker
4th Grade: Parker Cravens, DJ Patterson, Mathias Townsel
5th Grade: Abbey Crimm,

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4-H Pet pals

11-19 4-H Club Pet Club1

The 4-H Pet Pals Club learned about backyard birds during their November 3 meeting. They also visited with pet chickens, colored turkey pictures and had snacks.… Read more

Dental Health

11-19 AES-PreK-Dental lessons

Dental Health lessons at AES Pre-K
During our study of Community helpers, the Ackerman Elementary Pre-K enjoyed having Jessica Lee from Mitchell Dental Clinic. She discussed dental health and each child received coloring sheets and stickers. Thank you to the … Read more

Hospice visits Health Sciences at CCCTC

Mitzi Swindle, Patient Care Coordinator at Legacy Hospice

On Tuesday, November 4, two representatives from Legacy Hospice visited the Health Sciences class at Choctaw County Career & Technology Center. The representatives Mitzi Swindle, Patient Care Coordinator and Polly Briggs, Volunteer Coordinator, explained to the students the purpose of … Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/19/2014

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch Nov. 19
Ackerman United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual chili lunch on Wednesday, November 19. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00. Take out will be available and meals can … Read more

ECCC Choir to present Fall Campus Concert Dec. 2

ECCC Concert Choir will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 2, at Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Vicki Blaylock serves as director and Natalie Emmons … Read more

Jail Docket – 11/19/2014

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 38 miscellaneous incident reports and four incident offense reports last week.… Read more