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[news[] JuneFest fun begins early on June 1

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The JuneFest 5K Run/Walk will be the first event of the festival on Saturday, June 1. The event is being sponsored by French Camp Academy and Camp of the Rising Son. This year’s event…

From Bluegrass to Buggy Rides

By Sylvia Dickson On Saturday, May 11th, load up the wagons and bring your family and friends! This year’s Pioneer Day will be bustin’ loose with music, crafts, dancing, cooking and more. It’s a free and educational, family fun day…

Ackerman FFA competes at Central District Contest

By Press Reports Saturday March 2, 2013, Ackerman FFA Chapter members attended District competition in Carthage at Leake Central High School. In order to attend District, a student must win first or second place at Federation. Samantha Reed, Ackerman FFA…

Supervisors discuss Pioneer lease payments

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors conducted business on April 30. In there April 30 meeting, the board discussed Pioneer Health Services lease payments for the Choctaw County Nursing Home. In the meeting, it…

Obituaries

Marilyn Mae Thomas Carver April 27, 2013 Funeral Services for Marilyn Mae Thomas Carver, 78, were held 11 a.m. May 1, 2013 at French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp, MS with Rev. Alex Coblents and Rev. Gary Jackson officiating.…

AES Sixth Graders enjoy Tennessee Trip

By Press Reports The Ackerman Elementary School sixth grade students have worked hard this year, and their efforts did not go unnoticed. Students’ good behavior was recognized and they were rewarded with a special 3-day trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee. During…

Lee to receive ICC scholarship

By Press Reports Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2013 include Iasia Lee of Ackerman, Leadership. Lee will be a 2013 graduate of Ackerman High School where she has participated in basketball, volleyball, track, band and JROTC. Her honors…

USM awards degrees at Spring Commencement

The University of Southern Mississippi held spring commencement exercises during ceremonies on the Hattiesburg campus Friday, May 10. Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett conferred undergraduate, graduate and specialist’s degrees at the ceremony, held at Reed Green Coliseum. Mississippi Gov. Phil…

Historical Highlight Luncheon slated May 14

By Press Reports The Historical Highlight Luncheon will be held Tuesday May 14 at 12 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be 1975 FCA graduate and former staff member, Nadine Ramsey. Nadine held a variety of jobs…

Special session approves incentive package

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood On Wednesday, April 24, Governor Phil Bryant called a special session of the Legislature for Friday, April 26. This special session was devoted to an economic project aimed at securing Yokohama Tire Corporation’s establishment…