News

MS Forge makes first dispatch of products

Truck hauling out the first load.

From press reports

After several months of dedication and hard work, the team at Mississippi Forge makes its first dispatch of finished products. This has been a moment eagerly awaited by the company who has spent a fortune in turning … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest a huge success

The Chamber of Commerce held their annual Pine Tree Music Fest this past Saturday, June 7 in downtown Ackerman. The featured entertainment for the night was recording artist Mark Box, who thrilled the crowd with his unique country style. Box is pictured here onstage (second from left) and with his two-year old son, Cully (insert).

From press & staff reports

After months of preparation and hard work, The Choctaw Chamber of Commerce held the Pine Tree Music Fest, formerly known as Junefest, this past Saturday in downtown Ackerman.
It was a wonderful day for the … Read more

Officer hired

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen held their monthly meeting on June 3 at City Hall. During this meeting the board:… Read more

FCA honor rolls

French Camp Elementary School Honor Roll – 4th 9 Weeks, 2nd Semester, & Final Averages

Superintendent’s List

1st Grade:… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is iambic pentameter (eye-AM-bik pen-TAM-uh-tur)? Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines the noun iamb, which has been in English since 1586, as a metrical foot consisting of one short syllable … Read more

Brim fishing for food at Mr. Calton’s pond

By Roy Hawkins

There is no indication now that Mr. Calton Quarles’s pond was ever there. The dam that formed the small lake was bulldozed away years ago, and the shallow swale where the water once stood is covered with … Read more