JuneFest success


More than 50 vendors lined Main Street and downtown Ackerman for Choctaw County’s annual JuneFest, held June 1.

The main attraction for the kids’ is the water slide and other inflatables during JuneFest.

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Historical Marker Dedication held

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


On Sunday, June 9, 2013 the descendants of Colonel John Weir and his brother James invited friends, family, and interested parties to join them in dedicating the new Historical Marker, which recognizes the 1878 home … Read more

Calendar of Events

Farmers’ Market

The Choctaw County Farmers’ Market was scheduled to be held every Friday in June and July. Due to weather conditions that delayed planting, the market will not be held in June.

Driver Ed. Registration

Classes will be July … Read more

Andrew Furr named to USM Dean’s List

Andrew Furr of Ackerman named to the University of Southern Mississippi Dean’s Lists for the 2013 spring semester.

The President’s List includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average (all As). Dean’s List scholars are those with … Read more

JuneFest Pet Show winners announced

From press reports


The 20th Century Club, who sponsors the annual JuneFest Pet Show, raised $118 for the Choctaw County Library this year.

Best of Show

1st place Ellie – owner Haden and Addison Horne

2nd place Belle – … Read more


Mrs. Lucile Ray Downing

June 3, 2013

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Ray Downing, 93, were held at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. Lynn Downing, Rev. Jim Reed, and Rev. … Read more