News

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

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 35 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week.

9/28/13   Amanda Hill      w/f    7/27/80   CSO  2 NISI warrants

9/28/13   Amanda Hill      w/f    7/27/80   APD   FTA

9/28/13    Rio Batts     b/m  10/7/75     APD     2 … Read more

Pause, think and choose

From Ethen Gillespie

 

Pause, think and choose are three actions that can prevent or reduce many problems in marriage and other relationships.

Many people have spoken in anger or out of frustration without taking time to consider consequences. Things … Read more

Sports notes

MHSAA takes no action on private schools

For a couple days last week the rumor mill was whirling concerning whether or not the Mississippi High School Activities Association was going to ban private schools from the organization beginning with the … Read more

PSC Presley to hold meeting at FC

Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will hold a “Town Hall” meeting in French Camp on Thursday, October 17, at the Welcome Center, located in Downtown French Camp, from 6 pm until 7 pm. This meeting is free, and … Read more

Order your Jack-O-Lantern Jam t-shirt

Order your Jack-O-Lantern Jam t-shirts now until October 11. Adult short sleeve small-extra large are $12 and 2XL-3XL are $15.  Adult long sleeve small-2XL are $18.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is selling t-shirts for Jack-O-Lantern Jam.  Jack-O-Lantern Jam will be held Saturday, October 26 in downtown Ackerman.  All t-shirt orders must be received by Friday, October 11.  … Read more

Head Start students enjoy visit from APD

The Ackerman Police Department poses with children at Reform Head Start last week.

From press reports

 

The Reform Head Start Center’s unit topic was “Play It Safe” and the local police department came out and shared safety tips with the students.

Ackerman Police Chief Kevin Stark and Officer Lloyd Dinning allowed the … Read more