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Jack’ O Lantern Jam set

Jack’ O Lantern Jam will be this Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 5 pm in downtown Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride
The Chamber of Commerce

Jack’ O Lantern Jam – Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 5 pm

It’s Jack’ O Lantern Jam time! Bring your kids and enjoy this FREE family friendly night of fun with the scarecrow … Read more

Costume Contest at Jack’ O Lantern Jam

Photo by Donna McKay
Don’t miss the Costume Contest at Jack’ O Lantern Jam on Saturday, October 24, 2015 in downtown Ackerman. Registration at 4:30pm and contest at 5 pm.

By Amanda McBride
The Chamber of Commerce

Get your costume ready and plan to participate in the Costume Contest during Jack’ O Lantern Jam this Saturday, October 24 at 5 pm. Registration begins at 4:30 pm with a … Read more

Paving the way

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Highway 12 Roadwork Near Completion
A section of Highway 12 from the Choctaw/Oktibbeha County Line to Highway 9 is near … Read more

Job fair set for Oct. 29

From press reports

The Enterprise of Mississippi will host the Governor’s Job Fair on Thursday, October 29, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Community Center in Ackerman. The job fair is being hosted for business and industry in … Read more

Park visit

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The French Camp Elementary Pre-Kindergarten class recently enjoyed a field trip to the Buffalo Park in Tupelo.  The class loved the pumpkin patch where they were able to pick their own pumpkin, and make a class scare crow.  … Read more

Rearing not raising children in today’s world

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Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more

Literacy instruction

Special Education teachers

The Choctaw County School Board recognized teachers throughout the district who were directly involved in the literacy instruction of students in Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.  This group of students took part in state assessments last year and received some of … Read more