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Knitting in public, oh my

Submitted by: Jan Ballard Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

(From local newspaper in 1917?) “Knitters Are Busy”

“The Ackerman Red Cross Chapter makes, another shipment of knitted garments, consisting of sweaters, helmets, socks and wristlets.

Several … Read more

Higgins honored with House Resolution

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Retired Choctaw County District 4 Supervisor Thomas Higgins was recently honored with House Resolution 112 commending him for his 11 years of public service.

District 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented Higgins with the resolution … Read more

Volunteer workday at shelter a success

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Progress can be seen at the site of the Choctaw County Animal Shelter after a recent volunteer workday.

The volunteer workday was held Nov. 17 on site with 16 volunteers. One whole side of … Read more

Full slate of activities planned for Holiday Open House

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Photos with Santa Claus, musical performances, Christmas trees and ice cream are only a few of the events planned for the annual Holiday Open House on December 13.

The MSU Extension Service-Choctaw County and … Read more

Christmas parades set

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Ackerman’s Christmas Parade will take place Thursday, December 6 at 6 p.m.

This year’s theme is “A Picture Perfect Christmas.” The parade route will begin at the Ackerman High School, travel … Read more

Town decorates for Christmas

The Town of Ackerman shares the Christmas spirit by setting up Christmas decorations along the walking track in downtown Ackerman. Recently, department heads and employees setup the lights, candy canes, deer and other decorations along the track.

The Town of … Read more

Supervisors question audit proposals

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved an audit proposal from Watkins, Ward & Stafford after realizing that Fortenberry & Ballard PC did not submit a proposal by the deadline.

At the beginning of … Read more

Ansley earns Eagle Scout rank

By Press Reports

Eagle Scout Ceremony for Jacob Charles Ansley was held on December 1at the French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp.

Jacob is the son of Diane Ansley of French Camp and the late Charlie Ansley. Jacob was … Read more

Christmas Star event set for Rainwater

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 14 starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director … Read more