News

Local student wins prestigious award at MUW

Miller

From press reports

Congratulations to Vanessa Miller of Reform on her achievement of Presidential status in The National Society of Leadership and Success at Mississippi University for Women. Vanessa is the daughter of Earlie & Ola Miller of Reform. It … Read more

Science fun

AES Science Fair IMG_4770 (2)

Ackerman Elementary Gifted Students took part in the Lower Regional Science Fair grades K-5 at Mississippi State University in April.  There were 800 students from surrounding counties that competed.  Below are the AES winners.… Read more

Mimi’s Depot Diner ribbon cutting planned

Photo by Donna McKay
Mimi’s Depot Diner is open and ready for business. Located at 103 Main Street in downtown Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

It’s time for a ribbon cutting! Join Mimi’s Depot Diner and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 22, 2015 for a ribbon cutting and grand opening.

Mimi’s Depot Diner … Read more

Chargers in Charge

IMG_0018

PreK: Faith McGee, Masyn Odom, Molly Stribling, and Brennan Telano.
Kindergarten: Jaylon Crawford, Maxton Delafoisse, Aaron Fiebig, and Lalia Woods.
First Grade: Madison Adams, Larson Gammill, Katherine McCuller, and Amoria Potts.… Read more

Teacher Appreciation

??????????????

Ackerman Elementary School staff would like to thank the parents for the snacks and treats that were delivered last week during Teacher Appreciation Week. … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/20/15

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
–Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more

‘Grade A’

Joey hood 052

Rep. Joey Hood Receives “A” Grade on BIPEC Report Card

JACKSON, Miss.—Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting … Read more

Performing for mothers

DanitaDouglas

Douglas performs Mothers Day Weekend

Ackerman artist Danita Oswalt Douglas performed for the Gospel Music Jubilee in Gore Springs on May 9. … Read more