News

Arbor Day celebrated with students at Red Hills Mine

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Fourth graders in the Choctaw County School District recently enjoyed
a ‘delayed’ Arbor Day celebration with the Red Hills Mine and the
Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Mississippi celebrates Arbor on the … Read more

Graduation celebration set for all County graduates

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Alumni Association will be honoring all seniors in
Choctaw County, Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m.

The Graduation Celebration will be held at the Choctaw County
Community Center, located at 985 College Street in … Read more

4th Grade AES Student wins Second Place in Science Fair

From press reports

On April 12, 2013, Megan McDaniel represented Ackerman Elementary
School at the Region V Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair at
the Humphrey Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi State University.

Megan’s science fair project entitled “Does the … Read more

AHS golf team qualifies for state tournament

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The magic number was 375.

The Ackerman golf team went into last week’s Region 2-2A Tournament
at Ackerman County Club knowing that as hosts of next week’s MHSAA
Class 2A State Golf Tournament in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Attention All Ackerman High School Graduates:
If you graduated between the years of 2001-2007, we still have your
cumulative folders. These folders include such information as state
test scores, copies of birth certificates, and copies of immunization
reports. The cumulative … Read more

Locals among Financial Peace Completers

Submitted by: Building Strong Families Healthy Marriage Project a
U.S. Health and Human Services initiative.

Congratulations to the participants who recently completed Financial
Peace University (FPU). FPU is a nationally known curriculum widely
publicized and created by financial specialist Dave … Read more

Kindergarten reading challenge held

By Staff and Press Reports

Learning to read is a challenge and a reward. Kindergartens at
Ackerman Elementary School have learned the meaning of both.

The AES Kindergarten was challenged to read 1,000 in 30 days. Glen
Blaine, AES principal, … Read more

Plant swap this Friday in Weir

By Press Reports

The Town of Weir and Choctaw County Master Gardeners will host a
Plant Swap and Workshops on Friday, April 26 from 10 a.m. until 2
p.m. at the Weir Community Center, 336 Front Street,Weir.

Bring a plant … Read more

The Civil War – Grierson’s Raid, Part 2

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On April 21, the 5th day of “Grierson’s Raid,” Edward Hatch was
executing his orders to destroy rail lines between West Point and
Macon, and return to LaGrange, Tennessee. His successful efforts
allowed Grierson to reach … Read more