Saturday March 2, 2013, Ackerman FFA Chapter members attended
District competition in Carthage at Leake Central High School. In
order to attend District, a student must win first or second place at
Samantha Reed, Ackerman FFA … Read more
The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors conducted business on April 30.
In there April 30 meeting, the board discussed Pioneer Health
Services lease payments for the Choctaw County Nursing Home. In the
meeting, it … Read more
Marilyn Mae Thomas Carver
April 27, 2013
Funeral Services for Marilyn Mae Thomas Carver, 78, were held 11 a.m.
May 1, 2013 at French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp, MS
with Rev. Alex Coblents and Rev. Gary Jackson officiating. … Read more
The Ackerman Elementary School sixth grade students have worked hard
this year, and their efforts did not go unnoticed. Students’ good
behavior was recognized and they were rewarded with a special 3-day
trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee.
During … Read more
Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2013 include
Iasia Lee of Ackerman, Leadership.
Lee will be a 2013 graduate of Ackerman High School where she has
participated in basketball, volleyball, track, band and JROTC.
Her honors … Read more
The University of Southern Mississippi held spring commencement
exercises during ceremonies on the Hattiesburg campus Friday, May 10.
Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett conferred undergraduate,
graduate and specialist’s degrees at the ceremony, held at Reed Green
Coliseum. Mississippi Gov. Phil … Read more
The Historical Highlight Luncheon will be held Tuesday May 14 at 12
noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be 1975 FCA
graduate and former staff member, Nadine Ramsey.
Nadine held a variety of jobs … Read more
On Wednesday, April 24, Governor Phil Bryant called a special session
of the Legislature for Friday, April 26. This special session was
devoted to an economic project aimed at securing Yokohama Tire
Corporation’s establishment … Read more
Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is hosting a blood drive with
United Blood Services on Friday, May 10 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at the
hospital, located on Cherry Street in Ackerman.
Please donate blood to help save … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
The Battle of Chancellorsville, April 30 to May 6, 1863, has been
called General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Union Major General
Joseph Hooker replaced General Ambrose Burnside, following the
Federal defeat at Fredericksburg during the … Read more