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4-County urges members to beware of phone scam

From press reports

4-County Electric Power Association is urging its members to beware of a telephone scam.

Cooperative officials say some 4-County members and non-members are receiving calls from an automated phone system requesting that account balances and collection balances … Read more

Ackerman Aldermen hold meeting

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen held their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on November 6. The board held a public hearing for depositories for the town’s funds where they approved M&F Bank for the town’s … Read more

CCSD receives Lantern Award

Submitted by CCSD

On November 12–13 the Mississippi School Boards Association held its Fall Leadership Conference in Jackson. Four Choctaw County School Board members attended the two day conference and brought home the Lantern Award for Choctaw County School District.… Read more

Veterans honored with Joint Proclamation

The Veterans of Choctaw County where honored with a Joint Proclamation issued by the Mississippi House of Representatives and Mississippi Senate. Senator Gary Jackson and Representative Joey Hood both signed the proclamation.

Rep. Hood presented the proclamation to Col. Charles … Read more

Local author publishes first book

By Staff and Press Reports

Local author Whitney Yarber White publishes first book, “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus”, to be released in January.

White, 25, currently lives in Webster County in the New Hope Community, where her husband, Matthew, pastors … Read more

The Civil War

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On November 9, 1862, Union General Ambrose Burnside took command of the Army of the Potomac, replacing General George McClellan, who had been removed from command. Following McClellan would not be an easy transition. General Henry … Read more

Calendar of Events

Ann Downing in concert Nov. 25 Come celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with Legendary Gospel Recording Artist, Ann Downing, of The Downing’s, at Pine Forest Baptist Church, located 7 miles North of Stewart, on May Road. The concert … Read more

Ackerman FFA awarded Bronze emblem at National Convention

By Press Reports

Members of the Ackerman FFA Chapter were one of 44 teams participating in the National FFA Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event (CDE). The event was held in conjunction with the 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.… Read more

Club hears program on domestic violence

By Donna McKay, Club Reporter

Ackerman Twentieth Century Club met at the Choctaw County Library on Thursday, October 18, 2012 with ten members present. Hostess for the evening was Ginny Lucas.

President Susan Shurden called the meeting to order and … Read more

Red Ribbon Week at WAC

By Staff and Press Reports

Students at Weir Attendance Center enjoyed an eventful Red Ribbon Week, October 29-November 2. The theme was “Be-Weir of Drugs” and there were many activities taking place all over campus. Also, each day the students … Read more