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Club hears program on domestic violence

By Donna McKay, Club Reporter Ackerman Twentieth Century Club met at the Choctaw County Library on Thursday, October 18, 2012 with ten members present. Hostess for the evening was Ginny Lucas. President Susan Shurden called the meeting to order and…

Red Ribbon Week at WAC

By Staff and Press Reports Students at Weir Attendance Center enjoyed an eventful Red Ribbon Week, October 29-November 2. The theme was “Be-Weir of Drugs” and there were many activities taking place all over campus. Also, each day the students…

Children’s annual turkey recipes

Ackerman Elementary School Turkey Recipes Mrs. Long and Mrs. Griffin’s Pre-K Class Mrs. Long’s and Mrs. Griffin’s Pre-K Class has been busy this month learning about Native Americans, Pilgrims and the 1st Thanksgiving. They also discussed how important it is…

Choctaw County firewise event set for Nov. 29

From press reports “How to have a firewise home” workshop will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Pap’s Place in Ackerman, Mississippi. The meeting will start at 5:30 PM p.m. and end at 8:45 p.m. The purpose of…

Chamber Spooktacular event a town success

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce sponsored Trunk-or-Treat and Spooktacular Parade was a huge success for the community with hundreds of children attending. The event provided an evening of family fun for all ages.…

Supervisors disagree on audit proposals

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors disagrees on whom to hire to perform the 2012 and 2013 audits. The board previously received two proposals from Watkins, Ward and Stafford and Fortenberry & Ballard PC.…

Peter Krebs – killed at Shiloh. B. Krebs. W. Krebs – killed at Shiloh. William Kyle – killed at Missionary Ridge. Claborne Kyle – wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia and died in Hospital in Georgia. Sam C. Kennedy, Sr. –…

Calendar of Events

Annual Fruit Sale The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center is having their Annual Fruit Sale. See any VoTech student or call 285-4152. NARFE to Meet Nov. 15 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, November…

Health Science students learn first hand

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Health Science Technology students received an up close and personal view of MedStatAir while learning about career pathways for emergency medical personnel. MedStatAir, a helicopter, provides scene and hospital transports of critically ill and…