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Pioneer Hospital to host community blood drive

By Staff Reports Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is hosting a blood drive with United Blood Services on Friday, May 10 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at the hospital, located on Cherry Street in Ackerman. Please donate blood to help save…

The Civil War – Battle of Chancellorsville, VA

Submitted by C.J. Johnson The Battle of Chancellorsville, April 30 to May 6, 1863, has been called General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Union Major General Joseph Hooker replaced General Ambrose Burnside, following the Federal defeat at Fredericksburg during the…

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Order your JuneFest t-shirt Deadline May 8 JuneFest t-shirts are being sold by the Ackerman Twentieth Century Club to support the Distinguished Young Woman Program. A short sleeve t-shirt youth sizes – Adult XL are $12. Adult 2XL and 3XL…

[news[ Rain pushes back AHS-Loyd Star series

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Due to inclement weather, the third and deciding game of the MHSAA Class 2A Baseball Playoff series between Loyd Star and Ackerman wasn’t set to be played until Tuesday at 5 p.m. AHS head…

French Camp’s Storment has big meet

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer French Camp Academy’s Joey Storment took home a pair of first-place finishes in the MHSAA Class 1A South State Track Meet held at St. Andrew’s in Ridgeland on Saturday. In all, FCA had five…

Indian golfers finish fifth in state

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer While Baldwyn rolled to its fourth consecutive MHSAA Class 2A State Golf Championship, the Ackerman High School Indians also had a successful season, finishing fifth in the two-day state tourney held at Mississippi State…

ICC announces 2013-14 Cheerleaders

FULTON, MS — Itawamba Community College Cheer sponsor Dr. Bronson Prochaska recently announced the student-athletes selected to be members of the 2013-14 ICC Cheerleading squad. Returning from last year’s squad will be Stephen Dudas (Tupelo), Logan Whitworth (Mooreville), Alex Collins…

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…

Note burning celebration held at center

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosted a 25th Celebration of the Economic Development Foundation on Saturday, April 13 at the Community Center. At the celebration members of the Economic Development Foundation and…