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French Camp Elementary School — 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Superintendent’s List: 1st Grade: Colin Carmichael, Ayden Clark, Bella Davis, Rebecca Gilbert, Amberlyn Hutchinson, Anderson Littlejohn; 2nd Grade: Olivia Browning, Rowan Dean, Knicholas Goins, Koleigh Griffin, Laura Brooke Myers, Bella … Read more

Editorial roundup – 10/14/15

One man, two votes
It’s pretty impressive that the initiative to make adequate school funding part of the state Constitution has attracted $2.6 million from three prominent education supporters.

The money has been given to the Better Schools, Better Jobs … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/14/15

3rd Annual Panhandle Community Day
Oct. 17
Oct. 17, Panhandle Community Center, 9 a.m. til 2 p.m. Local artists will be displaying their wares for sale including hand thrown pottery, wood crafts, seamstress, bakers, flea market items, antiques and collectibles. … Read more

ICC to host fall softball clinics

From school reports
FULTON — The Itawamba Community College softball program announced the dates for its fall pitching and hitting clinics for ages 13 to high school seniors at the ICC Indoor Practice Facility on the Fulton Campus.… Read more

Obituary – Mr. James Oswalt

James Marvin Oswalt, 88, former salesman and a retired veteran of the US Navy, passed away Saturday October 10, 2015 at his home in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Oswalt was born December 18, 1926. As a veteran of the United States … Read more

Obituaries – 10/14/15

Daisy M. Algood
Oct. 3, 2005
Services for Daisy M. Algood, 88, of Eupora were Oct. 5, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Scott Broughton officiating. Burial was in Doty Springs Cemetery in Attala County.… Read more

Legals – 10/14/15

Legal Notice
The Choctaw County School System will take bids on the purchase and removal of the following school Buses:
Bus, Year Model… Read more

Trunks, games needed for Jack-O-Lantern Jam

Photo by Donna McKay
Last year’s Trunk-or Treat winner was the McHan Family Circus. Your trunk could be the winner for 2015. Trunks are needed for the Trunk-or-Treat and games are needed for the 2015 Jack O’ Lantern Jam. Contact the Chamber of Commerce to register your trunk or game.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Jack-O-Lantern Jam will take place on Saturday, October 24, beginning at 5 p.m. in downtown Ackerman at the walking track and the parking lot on Main Street.… Read more