Calendar of Events

Chester Community Center Annual Meeting Sept. 27 The people of Chester Community Center will have its annual meeting Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at the Community Center.

NARFE to Meet Sept. 27 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees … Read more

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

By C.J. Johnson

After the bloodbath at the Battle of Antietam, the outnumbered Confederates pulled out for Virginia in the evening of September 18, 1862. The Union forces far outnumbered the number of Rebel troops, but Union General McClellan chose … Read more

VA mobile health clinic to setup in Ackerman

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will setup a Mobile Health Clinic in Ackerman on Saturday, September 29 beginning at 9 a.m. at the National Guard Armory.

The mobile health clinic will be … Read more

School board holds three executive sessions

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Executive sessions were the main events in the Choctaw County School Board meeting on September 10. The board held three different executive sessions to discuss a student transfer request, embargoed state test results and … Read more

Chamber executive director announced

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Lara Bowman as their new Executive Director. Lara will begin fulfilling the role of Executive Director on October 1, 2012.

As Executive Director of the Chamber of … Read more

CCSD rated High Performing by MDE

Submitted by the CCSD

The Choctaw County School District is rated High Performing by the Mississippi Department of Education. Each school in the district improved marking student achieving and success.

Below explains how each school district and school is rated … Read more

Robotics is blasting off

By Andy Robison

The Robotics and Engineering class of the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center started the year off with a great start. As the students started to learn the basics of engineering, a guest speaker spoke to the … Read more

Christmas Parade plans set

The Town of Ackerman would like to announce plans for the 2012 Christmas Parade.

This year’s theme will be A Picture Perfect Christmas. It will be held in downtown Ackerman on Thursday, December 6, beginning at 6 p.m.

Other information … Read more

Local flea market participants needed

Many of our communities have volunteered in the program “Turning the Tide on Poverty” with great strides being met! We have an exciting new program to announce! With cooperation between Broken Wings in Ackerman and Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service, the … Read more

Supervisors hold executive session

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

At the beginning of the September 10 meeting, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors went into executive session to discuss current litigation with GDF Suez. Peyton Prospere, county hired attorney with Watkins and Eager … Read more