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AES student wins Arbor Day Poster Contest

By Press Reports

Molly Oswalt, a fifth grade student from Ackerman Elementary School in Ackerman, won 1st place in the statewide Arbor Day Poster Contest. Over 1116 students from 67 schools across the state of Mississippi participated in the contest. … Read more

Cooper named MSU Alumni Association delegate

By Press Reports

Thirty-one Mississippi State students are new members of the university alumni association’s liaison organization. Jennifer E. Cooper, a physical education/kinesiology major, the daughter of Jean and Tom Cooper is one of those 31 new members. Founded in … Read more

2012 Graduating Seniors

2012 Graduating Seniors

Weir High School

Dustin B. Autry Parents: Angela Leonard and Tommy Leonard Clubs/Activities/Sports: High School Baseball-9th grade, FFA-9th-12th grades Awards/Honors: Career and Technology Center Student of the Month-10th grade Most Memorable Moment: Beating Ackerman at the FFA … Read more

Supes learn financial estimates, tackle large agenda

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County must tighten the budget even more after receiving an estimated financial report in the April 30 Board of Supervisors meeting. Steven Flake, hired financial consultant, presented his estimated report of the county’s … Read more

Mr. and Miss June Fest added to JuneFest

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Natural beauty will win the title of Mr. and Miss JuneFest on June 9 during the 5th Annual JuneFest in downtown Ackerman. Girls and boys ages 0-12th grade must register in one of six … Read more

Aldermen honor the late Joe Griffin

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen and Mayor Dick Cain presented Lenore Griffin and son Josh Griffin with a resolution honoring the late Joe Griffin for his 30 plus years of dedicated service to the … Read more

National Day of Prayer program held at courthouse

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Ackerman recently held their annual National Day of prayer program on May 3 at the Choctaw County Courthouse at noon. President Harry Truman signed the National Day of Prayer into law … Read more

Aldermen honor the late Joe Griffin

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen and Mayor Dick Cain presented Lenore Griffin and son Josh Griffin with a resolution honoring the late Joe Griffin for his 30 plus years of dedicated service to the … Read more

Order JuneFest t-shirt

Orders for the 5th Annual JuneFest t-shirts are underway with the deadline on Friday, May 18. Proceeds from t-shirt sales will go to the 20th Century Club’s Distinguished Young Women program. This year’s t-shirt will be red featuring a guitar … Read more