News

Consider recovery options for storm-damaged trees

By Gary R. Bachman

MSU Horticulturist

Coastal Research & Extension Center

 

Mississippi landscapers often see favorite trees fall victim to lightning, strong winds and other elements, especially during tropical storm season, leaving the owners to make hard decisions on … Read more

Alford-Dodd

Clayton Douglas Dodd and Brooke Michele Alford

Jimmy and Amy Alford of Woodland announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Michele Alford, to Clayton Douglas Dodd, son of Doug and Patsy Dodd of Mathiston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lancaster of Woodland, … Read more

Choctaw County Schools begin new era

By Glen Beard, Superintendent

 

Fall is on the horizon and with it brings the start of a new era in education for Choctaw County Schools. Classes will begin on Thursday, August 8th for all students in the Choctaw County … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Lucky 13 4-H Club

The Lucky 13 4-H Club is selling chances on gift cards as a fundraiser. They have nine gift cards from area businesses and restaurants. Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5 and may be … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Larry Eugene Ray

Funeral services for Larry Eugene Ray, 56, were held on July 30, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Ackerman Baptist Church in Ackerman, MS with Rev. Danny Irvin and Rev. Roy Hawkins officiating. Interment was held at … Read more

Meet The Chargers Night set for Aug. 15

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The inaugural Meet The Chargers night is set for Choctaw County High School’s Dale Davidson Field on Aug. 15 at 6 p.m.

Choctaw County Booster Club president Mariann Beals said the CCHS volleyball … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

This fall my students will address topics about Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. I plan to have a list of approximately 30 topics. The one that I will address is “Give an … Read more

Rockport UM Church completes BSF workshop

By Press Reports

 

Congratulations to several members of Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman for completing the Building Strong Families (BSF) marriage education workshop entitled 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage. The classes, free of charge, were taught by … Read more

Barlow brothers attend Aviation Challenge

Kade and Holt Barlow recently attended the Aviation Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

By Press Reports

 

Kade and Holt Barlow, both of French Camp, recently attended AVIATION CHALLENGE at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of SPACE CAMP and NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center. The weeklong … Read more

School Board examines policies, plans

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Four people addressed the Choctaw County School Board in their July 16 board meeting.

Elizabeth Jenkins, owner of Forget Me Not Florist, asked the board to revise their policy of not allowing deliveries … Read more