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Christmas Open House tomorrow

By Staff and Press Reports Make plans to visit Ackerman on Thursday, November 8 to start your holiday shopping during the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open House. Thirteen members from the Chamber of Commerce will be participating in…

Students learn school bus safety

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer School bus safety is not only important to the children but to parents, teachers, bus drivers and anyone driving near a school bus. The Choctaw County School District Transportation Department recently celebrated School Bus…

Champions for Children event set

By Sylvia Dickson Champions for Children, a benefit dinner for French Camp Academy was held on Monday, October 15 at the Country Club of Jackson. Over 250 people attended the event which featured Mississippi’s governor, the Honorable Phil Bryant, as…

Veteran’s Day programs slated

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Citizens will have two changes to honor and remember Veteran’s Day this week. The first is Take a Vet to School Day and Veteran’s Day program on Thursday, November 8 at 10 a.m. at…

Fundraising for Animal Shelter a success

Patsy Freeman pfreemanwcj@gmail.com Winston County Journal Composer  662.773.6241 By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Recent donations and a fundraising event for the Choctaw County Animal Shelter brought in $3,750.  Quantum Choctaw Power donated $2,000 and the fundraising event raised $1,750. …

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. 30 Day Giveaway The Ackerman Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring a 30 day giveaway during the month…

Giant of the Solar System

By Press Reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program called “Jupiter: Giant of the Solar System”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, November 9, starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director…

Ingram reunion held in area

by Kim Worrel The children of the late Carl and Indianna Ingram, from the Hopewell Community, gathered on October 27th and 28th for a weekend reunion. Throughout the weekend families gathered at the home of John and Betty Worrell, R.C.…

EQIP and WHIP funds available

From press reports The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is encouraging landowners, famers and producers to visit their local NRCS office and apply for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP). While the…