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Benefit for Sandra Smith August 4 A benefit for Sandra Smith, battling cancer, will be held August 4 at the Woodman of the World in Eupora at 11 a.m. Come out and enjoy an auction, music, a cake sale, food,…

The Civil War – Cedar Mountain and Clara Barton

Submitted by C.J. Johnson On August 9, 1862¸ C.S.A. General Stonewall Jackson claimed a narrow Confederate victory over General Nathaniel Banks at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, also known as Slaughter’s Mountain or Cedar Run. During the summer of…

Silver Alert Cancellation

Silver Alert Cancellation The Silver Alert issued earlier today for James William Sunn of Ackerman, Mississippi is cancelled. Mr. Sunn was located earlier this evening, unharmed as he continued his journey to Canada. Thank you for your participation in this…

Dr. O

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer A new doctor has arrived in Choctaw County. Dr. Terry O’Malia recently joined the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw team. Right now, he is working in the emergency room with clinic hours to be…

Movie Night slated for August 4

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Mark your calendars for Movie Night on August 4 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. Parents make plans to bring your children to watch Puss in Boots (rated PG) for the first…

Summer Reading Fun event

From staff reports Children at the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library creates fun crafts, enjoy snacks, reading and more. On July 12, children learned about “Things that go Bump in the Night,” created monster masks and ‘went…

School Board presents proposed budget

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board plans to operate on a $15. 4 million budget for the 2012-2013 school year. In their July 18 Budget Hearing, Superintendent Glen Beard announced that the district would not…

AES gearing up for new school year

By Glen Blaine, AES Principal I want to welcome everyone back to a new school year and hope that everyone had a wonderful summer break. We will hold our Open House on Wednesday, August 8th from 5:00 until 7:00. All…

AHS to continue improvement

By Cory Blaylock Principal, Ackerman High School We had a great year at AHS this year and hope to improve on that this year. I would like to thank the parents, students, and teachers for working so hard to make…

FCE ready for new school year

By Stacey Johnson, FCE principal The faculty and staff of French Camp Elementary would like to welcome you to the 2012-2013 school year. We are very excited to begin this year and look forward to working with both you and…