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CCHS Alumni hold field day for children

Submitted by Dr. I.D. Thompson

The sounds of laughter and play filled Glasgow Park in Ackerman as more than 200 happy children enjoyed the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association’s 7th Annual Field Day on Saturday, July 25th. According to … Read more

In Our Community – 08/12/15

That’s Life

Ruth Nowlin

School is in session again.  As I walked along with the dogs this morning I drifted back to the days when my younger siblings and I began school in the fall.  Then and now – not … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/12/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life. O’Conner … Read more

Extension service to offer computer classes

Submitted by Juli Hughes
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw County’s Turning the Tide on Poverty project is offering free adult computer classes. Jamie Varner, instructor, will teach about Internet, email, … Read more

Lady Chargers open volleyball

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

First-year Choctaw County High School head volleyball coach Miranda Worrell said her Lady Chargers improved as the day went on during the Pontotoc Classic on Saturday.

Choctaw County dropped its season opener to Pontotoc in … Read more

Saturn: The Ringed Giant to be discussed

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given on Friday August 14, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of … Read more

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

WED, AUG. 12
Women’s College Soccer
10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin

FRIDAY, AUG. 14
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)… Read more

Aldermen set date for budget public hearing

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen set the date for a public hearing regarding the town’s budget during its monthly meeting held on August 4 in the Town Hall Boardroom at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting … Read more