News

FCA set to compete in Montgomery County tourney

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The French Camp Academy boys basketball team will play more games in a three-game span than they have all season when they take part in the Montgomery County Invitational later this week.

The … Read more

Annual Camporee held at Rainwater Observatory

Troop 41 Scouts, of Ackerman, waiting for camporee to start on Saturday morning. Pictured is (left to right) Barrett Shearer, Alex Robison, Tyler Cagle, Kirk Shearer and Kyle Lucas.

By Pushmataha Area Council

 

Boy Scouts from across the Pushmataha Area Council 10-county region gathered the weekend of November 8-10 for their annual Fall Camporee. The camporee was held this year at the Rainwater Observatory in French Camp. Scouts … Read more

CCHS receives ExxonMobil Grant

Shane Burton, CCHS principal, accepts a $500 ExxonMobil grant from Jo Johnson of Johnson Oil.

From press reports

 

Choctaw County High School received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school. Johnson’s Oil Company of Ackerman worked with school officials to secure the grant. The grants were made possible … Read more

Obituaries

Miss Adelyn Love Leggett

December 26, 2013

Funeral services for Miss Adelyn Love Leggett, two months, were held at Fellowship Baptist Church near Mathiston on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. Ralph Cain officiated.

Miss Leggett died on … Read more

Corn posts record average yield, but prices drop value

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

Corn retained its No. 4 spot in Mississippi agriculture with an estimated value of $631 million, despite a 31 percent decrease in value caused mostly by reduced commodity prices.

Corn trails behind the … Read more

Calendar of Events

DYW Meet and Greet Jan. 5

Preparations for the Choctaw County Distinguished Young Woman Program are underway. The Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman sponsors the program, which will be held March 15 at the Ty Cobb Complex.

If you are … Read more

Culinary Arts Classes use skills for a fund raiser

Sami Reed, Ashley Murphy, Terrell Evans, Hannah Staton,  Kaylin Trombley

From press reports

 

The Culinary Arts Classes at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center conducted a “Gift in a Jar” fundraiser.

Each jar contained ingredients needed to make one of five varieties of cookies.

Numerous skills learned in … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, named after Janus, who, in Roman mythology, was a god with two faces that looked in opposite directions. One of Janus’s faces looked to the … Read more