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Ackerman native seeks eighth state championship

Woods with the Starkville 6A North State trophy.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Ricky Woods, who has won seven state football championships during his head coaching career including titles at Ackerman High School in 1997 and 2001, says that winning state championships wasn’t his first priority when he … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon held Nov. 10

Grady speaks to those in attendance

From press reports

Grady Henderson of Henderson Auto Parts spoke about the history behind Henderson’s Auto Parts at last month’s French Camp’s Historical Highlight Luncheon. The meeting was held Tuesday, November 10th at French Camp Presbyterian Church.… Read more

Tree seedling order deadline is December 3

The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District is currently taking orders for trees to be distributed in 2016. Orders for seedlings must be placed before Thursday, December 3, 2015 The tree seedlings will be delivered in February so that … Read more

E911 calls – 12/02/2015

Nov. 19
2:16 a.m., Unwanted Person, McMinn St., CSO, APD.
12:52 p.m., Dispute, Weir-Highpoint Rd., CSO.
1:14 p.m., Medical Call, Staff Rd., EMS.… Read more

MMA names Thomas 2015-2016 Chairman of the Board

From press reports

Michael Thomas, Manager of Land, Government and Public Affairs of The North American Coal Corporation in Ackerman, has been named the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association Board of Directors.… Read more

EMCC’s Appeal of MACJC football ruling denied

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

SCOOBA — While East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Thomas Huebner says he believes according to the NJCAA’s own regulations his school’s football team should have been allowed to participate in the MACJC State Football … Read more