Veteran’s Day Program held at Armory

Photos by Daniel Brunty
VFW Post 5569 in Ackerman sponsored their annual Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Mississippi Army National Guard; Ackerman Armory at 11 a.m. The speaker for the event was Lt. Colonel Michael Hunter (pictured). Hunter gave a powerful speech on how we as Americans can honor our veterans, as well as honoring their sacrifice they made on behalf of all Americans.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

As many around the country took Nov. 11 to recognize and honor all the people who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, many in Choctaw County followed suit as VFW Post 5569 in Ackerman … Read more

Forestry fun

11-19 FFA-Forestry 2

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HCC Forestry Instructor teaches AEST program

Mr. James Floyd a Forestry Instructor at Holmes Community College was a guest speaker for the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center AEST program. He spoke with students about the Forestry Industry … Read more

Highway dedicated to honor Graham, Moss

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Highway 9 between Choctaw and Webster Counties will now be known as the “Phyllis A. Graham-Steven B. Moss Memorial Highway.”

A highway dedication ceremony was held November 14 at the Choctaw County High School … Read more

CBC holds dedication service

11-19 Crossroads Church

By Press Reports

Crossroad Baptist Church of Choctaw County hosted a dedication worship service and reception on Nov. 2 to commemorate the completion of their new church building. Church members, family, friends, and fellow brothers and sisters in Christ came … Read more

Trail winners

11-19 Scarecrow Trail-Ackerman Discount Drugs

Scarecrow Trail winners

Choctaw County Extension Master Gardeners would like to thank everyone who had a scarecrow in this year’s Scarecrow Trail.… Read more

Look today for tomorrow’s leaders


Philip Evans of CCHS wins second place

By 4-County Electric Power Association

Who will be the leaders of tomorrow? For that answer, take a look at the children of today. And if the 2015 4-County Electric Power Association Youth Tour … Read more

FCA’s 2014 season comes to end with first-round loss

Grovante Stewart carries the ball for a touchdown in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy’s football season didn’t end as veteran head coach Nathan Wright had hoped it would.

Although it may have been unrealistic to think the graduation-depleted Panthers would have been able to defend … Read more

Black chosen as MCED Instructor of the Month

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By Staff and Press Reports

Robert Black is the first ever MCED Instructor of the Month in the Northern District.

Black is the Construction – Carpentry instructor for the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center.

He was chosen as Northern … Read more