News

Driver Education registration begins

By Press Reports

 

Students interested in taking Driver Education should register now. Class will be July 8-July 26 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. daily at Ackerman High School with Instructor Brad Mitchell.

The class costs $150, cash or money order … Read more

Education notes

ICC local

graduates

By Press Reports

Several area residents were among those who earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degrees or certificates at the conclusion of the 2013 spring semester at Itawamba Community College.

They include Aaron … Read more

MSU set to host NCAA Regional this weekend

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By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

STARKVILLE — Beginning on Friday, Mississippi State University will be hosting an NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament for the 12th time in school history.

Joining top-seeded MSU in the four-team tourney set for Dudy … Read more

Brashier and Black named to all-state

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

A pair of Ackerman High School baseball players were named to the MHSAA Class 2A All-State team by the Mississippi Association of Coaches.

AHS senior shortstop/pitcher Dakota Brasher was selected as a member … Read more

Terry Blackwood Homecoming this weekend

By Staff and Press Reports

 

Performances:

Saturday, June 1-Noon at JuneFest

Sunday, June 2- at Enon CP Church

Sunday, June 2- 6 p.m. at Ackerman Baptist Church

Gospel music performer Terry Blackwood will return home to Choctaw County this … Read more

JuneFest here this weekend

By Staff and Press Reports

 

Events for the

entire family

 

Choctaw County’s JuneFest 2013 will held Saturday, June 1 in downtown Ackerman.

JuneFest will feature a full day of fun activities and events for the entire family.

Activities … Read more

Ackerman Election set for June 4

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Town of Ackerman Municipal Election will be held June 4.

Residents of the Town of Ackerman should go to Town Hall between 7 a.m.-7 p.m. to vote.

Candidates for Mayor of Ackerman … Read more

Choctaw Co. Generating Station gives back

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Employees of NRG-Choctaw County Generating Station give back to French Camp by volunteering to pick up trash from their station to the French Camp Welcome Sign. Pictured are (left to right) Millard Brock, Tim Sims, Will Salley, Allen Siedmiorka, Johnnie DeLaSalle and not pictured Stacey Thornton. This volunteer effort was part of the NRG Global Giving Day activity.

By Press Reports

 

NRG’s annual Global Giving Day was set for Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

For the sixth year in a row, employees across the NRG Company took time during their workdays to help charitable organizations in our communities.… Read more

School Board holds lengthy meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County School Board set their budget hearing and approval dates in their May 13 meeting.

After a short discussion on dates and times, the board approved to have the required budget … Read more