Calendar of Events – 09/23/15

Choctaw County Flea Market
Saturday, October 3, Main Street Parking Lot – Ackerman, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. No vendor fee, but each vendor will need to fill out an application to reserve a 10′ x 10′ space. Applications … Read more

Itawamba set to host baseball showcase

From school reports

FULTON – Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier announced the program will host a showcase for upcoming junior and seniors on Saturday, September 26 with registration starting at 10 a.m. with the showcase starting at 11 … Read more

Research measured energy efficiency of poultry heaters

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — When brooding chicks are warm, they grow well in poultry houses, but when heaters are not operating efficiently, it drives up the already high cost of broiler production.

This is the … Read more

MSU study reveals positive outcomes of pre-K experiences

STARKVILLE—Mississippi students attending pre-kindergarten programs are more likely to succeed in the K-12 environment than their peers who enter the system without a pre-K experience, researchers at Mississippi State University have found.

For the first time, using student-level data from … Read more

Jail Docket – 09/23/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 79 miscellaneous incident reports and 5 incident offense reports this week.… Read more

Hunger Action Month benefits Broken Wings Food Pantry

From press reports

WoodmenLife Chapter 373 of Ackerman is stepping up in support of Hunger Action Month, and the organization’s National Community Focus to fight hunger, by raising money online for Broken Wings Food Pantry. The pantry is run by … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/23/15

Prep Softball
4:30/6 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster
5/6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Caledonia
5/6 p.m. — French Camp at Nanih Waiya
Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Starkville at Choctaw County… Read more

Lady Chargers knock off strong Water Valley team

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School volleyball team won two of three matches last week, including an impressive 2-1 three-set win over a talented Water Valley squad on Thursday.

The Lady Chargers opened last week with … Read more