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Applicator TrainingFeb. 7 The Choctaw County Extension Service will offer a Pesticide Applicator Training at 9 am on Thursday, February 7 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. There is a $10 training course fee. Registration is required by calling … Read more

AES Kindergarteners celebrate 100 Days of School success

On Tuesday, January 22, the kindergarten students at Ackerman Elementary School (taught by Mrs. Carol Ballard, Mrs. Meriah Burdine, Mrs. Cynthia Berry, and Mrs. Shelley Gammill) celebrated the 100th Day of School.

The children did many activities with the number … Read more

Oswalt earns Eagle Scout rank

By Press Reports

At Providence Baptist Church, on January 13, before a host of family, friends, fellow scouts and scout leaders, Chay Oswalt was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

After completing all requirements and passing an extensive board of … Read more

MLK remembered at prayer service

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream has not been forgotten in Choctaw County. The Choctaw County NAACP Branch #5631 held the Fifth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance Prayer Visual on January 21. Approximately … Read more

Rainwater to host stars event

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “WONDERS OF THE WINTER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, February 8, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. … Read more

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H.E.Y., Let’s Eat: Jan. 24 Healthy food can taste good and can fit into your busy schedule. H.E.Y., Let’s Eat! will teach you how to make healthy recipe modifications and use healthy ingredients, and will also show you how to … Read more

FFA members attend 212 degrees Conference

By Samantha Makamson, Chapter Reporter

Two- hundred and twelve degrees is the boiling point of water.

Though two- hundred and eleven is quite hot and has the potential to boil, it’s not until it reaches two- hundred and twelve degrees … Read more

Education notes

Choctaw County Residents Among Ole Miss Freshmen to Receive 2012-13 Scholarships

The following University of Mississippi freshmen were awarded scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year based on criteria that included academic and leadership credentials:

Dylan Patrick Bagwell Ackerman MS 39735 … Read more