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Mayor signs Healthy Family Month proclamation

By Press Reports February is Healthy Family Month. This is a time set aside to celebrate the importance of cultivating and maintaining the bond between members of the familial unit. The family is the foundation on which communities are built.…

The Civil War – Yazoo Pass Expedition

Submitted by C.J. Johnson This week in 1863, the weather had taken a turn for the worse, slowing down operations to a winter’s pace. Associated Press reports documented a tremendous snow storm hitting the Virginia coastline, around the area of…

14th Annual NWTF Banquet to be held

By Press Reports The Choctaw County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host the 2013 Heritage Banquet on Saturday, March 2, at the Choctaw County Community Center. All are invited to attend and enjoy the seafood supper catered…

Calendar of Events

Applicator TrainingFeb. 7 The Choctaw County Extension Service will offer a Pesticide Applicator Training at 9 am on Thursday, February 7 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. There is a $10 training course fee. Registration is required by calling…

AES Kindergarteners celebrate 100 Days of School success

On Tuesday, January 22, the kindergarten students at Ackerman Elementary School (taught by Mrs. Carol Ballard, Mrs. Meriah Burdine, Mrs. Cynthia Berry, and Mrs. Shelley Gammill) celebrated the 100th Day of School. The children did many activities with the number…

Oswalt earns Eagle Scout rank

By Press Reports At Providence Baptist Church, on January 13, before a host of family, friends, fellow scouts and scout leaders, Chay Oswalt was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. After completing all requirements and passing an extensive board of…

MLK remembered at prayer service

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream has not been forgotten in Choctaw County. The Choctaw County NAACP Branch #5631 held the Fifth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance Prayer Visual on January 21. Approximately…

Rainwater to host stars event

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “WONDERS OF THE WINTER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, February 8, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m.…