News

Weir Clinic re-opens

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Pioneer Family Medical Clinic of Weir is now open one a day week. On Wednesdays, patients will be able to visit the clinic and see Cherrie Winters, CFNP. Scheduled appointments and walk-ins are…

CTE Student of the Year named

From press reports   Every school year the staff at CCCTC nominates and selects a Career and Technical Education Student of the Year. This year Celeste Barksdale was chosen as the CTE Student of the Year. Celeste has completed two…

Mississippi Love displayed at Courthouse

By Staff and Press Reports   A group of women have creatively expressed what they love about the state of Mississippi. The women in the Girlfriends class at Broken Wings crafted a piece of wall art for their class project.…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.   Sometimes I’m asked, “How long have you been doing Vaughan’s Vocabulary?” Actually, it’s been about 20 years. I originally did Vaughan’s Vocabulary when I was a radio personality. I…

MASCTAs’ Scholarship recipient named

From press reports   Congratulations to Kelli Aurell for being chosen as the recipient of the 2013 Mississippi Association of Secondary Career and Technical Administrators’ Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a senior student attending Choctaw County Career and Technology…

WAC Graduation

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Weir Attendance Center held the Class of 2013 Commencement Service on Saturday, May 24 on the football field. Parents, techers and family gathered to watch the last class of Weir Attendance Center graduate. Seniors at Weir Attendance Center wait patiently…

Board discusses summer projects

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County School Board held a special meeting on May 24 where they discussed a variety of topics including summer improvement projects. Before approving the consent agenda, the board members asked to…

AHS announces valedictorian, salutatorian

Alison Cooper, AHS Valedictorian, and Laiken Toombs, AHS Salutatorian .

By Staff and Press Reports   Ackerman High School recently announced the Class of 2013 Valedictorian as Alison Cooper. She is the daughter of Tom and Jean Cooper. Alison has served as President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and…

AHS seniors bury a legacy

Preparing the time capsule.

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Ackerman High School Class of 2013 buries a legacy in a time capsule for 20 years. The afternoon before graduation, most seniors placed an item that is special to them and/or the Indians…

Chargers approved as new mascot

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By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   A new tradition begins this year when the Choctaw County Chargers take the field for the first time this fall. With a new high school (Choctaw County High School), comes a new mascot…