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The Civil War – Battle of Chancellorsville, VA

Submitted by C.J. Johnson
The Battle of Chancellorsville, April 30 to May 6, 1863, has been
called General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Union Major General
Joseph Hooker replaced General Ambrose Burnside, following the
Federal defeat at Fredericksburg during the … Read more

Calendar of Events

Order your JuneFest t-shirt
Deadline May 8
JuneFest t-shirts are being sold by the Ackerman Twentieth Century
Club to support the Distinguished Young Woman Program. A short sleeve
t-shirt youth sizes – Adult XL are $12. Adult 2XL and 3XL … Read more

[news[ Rain pushes back AHS-Loyd Star series

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Due to inclement weather, the third and deciding game of the MHSAA
Class 2A Baseball Playoff series between Loyd Star and Ackerman
wasn’t set to be played until Tuesday at 5 p.m.
AHS head … Read more

French Camp’s Storment has big meet

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy’s Joey Storment took home a pair of first-place
finishes in the MHSAA Class 1A South State Track Meet held at St.
Andrew’s in Ridgeland on Saturday.
In all, FCA had five … Read more

Indian golfers finish fifth in state

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

While Baldwyn rolled to its fourth consecutive MHSAA Class 2A State
Golf Championship, the Ackerman High School Indians also had a
successful season, finishing fifth in the two-day state tourney held
at Mississippi State … Read more

ICC announces 2013-14 Cheerleaders

FULTON, MS — Itawamba Community College Cheer sponsor Dr. Bronson
Prochaska recently announced the student-athletes selected to be
members of the 2013-14 ICC Cheerleading squad.
Returning from last year’s squad will be Stephen Dudas (Tupelo),
Logan Whitworth (Mooreville), Alex Collins … Read more

JuneFest fun begins early on June 1

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The JuneFest 5K Run/Walk will be the first event of the festival on
Saturday, June 1. The event is being sponsored by French Camp
Academy and Camp of the Rising Son. This year’s event … Read more

Note burning celebration held at center

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosted a 25th Celebration of
the Economic Development Foundation on Saturday, April 13 at the
Community Center.

At the celebration members of the Economic Development Foundation and… Read more

Hospital administrator looks toward future

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is moving toward the future
with a new administrator, a new hospital and much more.

Allen Gamble was recently hired as the new administrator for the
Pioneer Community Hospital … Read more