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Hospital administrator looks toward future

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is moving toward the future with a new administrator, a new hospital and much more. Allen Gamble was recently hired as the new administrator for the Pioneer Community Hospital…

Arbor Day celebrated with students at Red Hills Mine

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Fourth graders in the Choctaw County School District recently enjoyed a ‘delayed’ Arbor Day celebration with the Red Hills Mine and the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District. Mississippi celebrates Arbor on the…

4th Grade AES Student wins Second Place in Science Fair

From press reports On April 12, 2013, Megan McDaniel represented Ackerman Elementary School at the Region V Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair at the Humphrey Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi State University. Megan’s science fair project entitled “Does the…

AHS golf team qualifies for state tournament

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer The magic number was 375. The Ackerman golf team went into last week’s Region 2-2A Tournament at Ackerman County Club knowing that as hosts of next week’s MHSAA Class 2A State Golf Tournament in…

Calendar of Events

Attention All Ackerman High School Graduates: If you graduated between the years of 2001-2007, we still have your cumulative folders. These folders include such information as state test scores, copies of birth certificates, and copies of immunization reports. The cumulative…

Locals among Financial Peace Completers

Submitted by: Building Strong Families Healthy Marriage Project a U.S. Health and Human Services initiative. Congratulations to the participants who recently completed Financial Peace University (FPU). FPU is a nationally known curriculum widely publicized and created by financial specialist Dave…

Kindergarten reading challenge held

By Staff and Press Reports Learning to read is a challenge and a reward. Kindergartens at Ackerman Elementary School have learned the meaning of both. The AES Kindergarten was challenged to read 1,000 in 30 days. Glen Blaine, AES principal,…

Plant swap this Friday in Weir

By Press Reports The Town of Weir and Choctaw County Master Gardeners will host a Plant Swap and Workshops on Friday, April 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Weir Community Center, 336 Front Street,Weir. Bring a plant…