News

Annual 4-H Awards Banquet held

From press reports

 

The annual 4-H awards banquet was held Thursday, October 3 at the Ackerman Church of Christ.  This event honored 4-H members who participated in District and State events, volunteers and advisory council members who served from … Read more

Explore fall skies at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this Fall season called “EXPLORING FALL SKIES!” This presentation will be given on Friday, October 11, 2013 starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and solar astronomer, … Read more

Scarecrows needed for 3rd Annual Scarecrow Trail

Choctaw County Master Gardeners will hold our 3rd annual Scarecrow Trail October 21-31 at the Walking Track on Main Street in Ackerman.  We would like to invite groups, businesses, churches and individuals to make a family-friendly scarecrow.  Scarecrows should be … Read more

Man struck, killed on Hwy. 9

From Staff Reports

 

A local man was killed last week after a pickup struck him south of Eupora in Choctaw County.

The fatal accident occurred in Choctaw County around 6 a.m. Oct. 2 on Mississippi 9 at Bluff Springs … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Julia Steele Burrage

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Funeral service were held for Mrs. Julia Steele Burrage at New Zion Baptist Church . Officiating were Rev. W. L. Hightower and Elder Ernest May. Burial following in the New Zion Cemetery.… Read more

Screening program can help to identify depression

By Press Reports

 

Depression affects all walks of life. From young adults to the elderly and across all races, nearly one in 10 people in the U.S. suffer from depression and the Mississippi statistic is even higher. Screening for … Read more

Trunks needed for Jack-O-Lantern Jam

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

Jack-O-Lantern Jam will take place on Saturday, October 26, from 4 – 8 p.m. in downtown Ackerman at the walking track and the parking lot on Main Street.

To help make this event … Read more

FCA defense comes in big in shutout over East Oktibbeha

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

While the French Camp Academy offense may still be trying to find it’s groove, the Panthers defense is making things happen.

FCA took advantage of eight East Oktibbeha turnovers on Friday night to … Read more

MSU summer local graduates

More than 676 degrees were conferred at the conclusion of Mississippi State University’s 2013 summer term.

Three local students graduated, they are:

Falan McKnight of Weir, College of Arts & Sciences, BS, Magna Cum Laude

Tiwanna Robinson of Ackerman, College … Read more