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Turkey & Tinsel event a success

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Chamber of Commerce Ackerman and French Camp has kicked off the Christmas shopping season with Turkey & Tinsel that was held on November 12. Seventeen local businesses participated bringing customers and visitors into their shops…

Ackerman accepts radio read meter bids

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Board of Alderman met Tuesday, November 3 and approved new meters in hopes of saving expenses. The meeting was in Ackerman Town Hall on Main Street. The Board voted unanimously to accept…

Ackerman residents give boxes of hope

Ackerman families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, this week they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by war,…

Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress is “officially” open

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress on November 12. A program was held with Ackerman Mayor Dick Cain welcoming everyone to Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress and…

Salute to Veterans

The 4th and 5th Grades at French Camp Elementary presented a Veterans Day Program on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.  Veterans Day honors ALL American veterans, both living and dead.  The students sang songs and spoke about how we

Hunting time

Just in Time for Deer Hunting Season The Construction:Carpentry classes at Choctaw County Career and Technology

History of ugly christmas sweaters/contests

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Choctaw County Extension The definition of an “ugly Christmas sweater” is any sweater with a Christmas theme that is considered in bad taste, tacky, or gaudy. While what is in bad taste is debatable, general consensus…