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Federal court to decide CCSD consolidation

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer A federal judge will decide if, when and how the Choctaw County School District will consolidate its schools. A hearing will be held March 20 for the judge to hear the CCSD’s and the…

Relay for Life teams needed for event

By Staff and Press Reports Relay for Life teams are needed for the planned summer event. Anyone interested in creating a team for the Relay for Life of Choctaw County must register by March 15. To register call the Choctaw…

Supervisors hold first meeting of March

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Mississippi Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau requested assistance from Board of Supervisors in recovering stolen equipment found in Choctaw County, in their March 4 board meeting. Jeff Stewart, MALTB director, said Jimmy Busby,…

Indians get off to strong start in division

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Strong pitching from Cole Burney and Dakota Brasher coupled with a big sixth inning offensively lifted visiting Ackerman to an 11-1 Friday night win over Pisgah in the division opener for both teams. “When…

Ackerman starts off with winning ways

By Lucreita Moss AHS softball finally begins season hosting Weir on Feb. 26. Ackerman defeated Weir 39 to 0. Emily Robison was winning pither in the game striking out 4 in 3 innings. Player of the game goes to Kierra…

Aldermen handle monthly business

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Board of Aldermen held their monthly meeting on March 5. The board briefly discussed the “dog issue” of having stray dogs and others unleashed and loose throughout the town. They approved to…

Calendar of Events

Ragtime Jazz Festival March 22 On March 22, MSU Libraries will sponsor Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival. It will begin at 9 a.m. and end 10 p.m. at the Mitchell Memorial Library, Templeton Museum. Cost of admission is $50. You may…

WFCA held FM 108 Club Banquet

By Press Reports WFCA held it’s 8th annual FM 108 Club Banquet Tuesday night, February 19. Everyone gathered at the Lodge at Lake Ann on the campus of French Camp Academy for an evening of fun, great food and wonderful…

Choctaw County libraries begin e-book service

By Staff and Press Reports E-Books are now available for check out through the Choctaw County and Weir Libraries new webpage. The Choctaw County Library in Ackerman and the Weir Library are part of the Tombigbee Regional Library System which…

Local DYW program approaching

By Press Reports On March 16th the 37th Choctaw County Distinguished Young Woman, formerly Junior Miss Program, will take place in Ackerman at the Ty Cobb Complex on the campus of Ackerman High School. The show will begin at 6:30…