News

Supervisors join Regional Economic Development Partnership

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved in a 4-1 vote to
join the Regional Economic Development Partnership for one year.
The Regional Economic Development Partnership (REPMS) is being
created to establish an economic … Read more

[news[] 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

From Bluegrass to Buggy Rides

By Sylvia Dickson

On Saturday, May 11th, load up the wagons and bring your family and
friends! This year’s Pioneer Day will be bustin’ loose with music,
crafts, dancing, cooking and more. It’s a free and educational,
family fun day … Read more

Ackerman FFA competes at Central District Contest

By Press Reports

Saturday March 2, 2013, Ackerman FFA Chapter members attended
District competition in Carthage at Leake Central High School. In
order to attend District, a student must win first or second place at
Federation.
Samantha Reed, Ackerman FFA … Read more

Supervisors discuss Pioneer lease payments

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors conducted business on April 30.
In there April 30 meeting, the board discussed Pioneer Health
Services lease payments for the Choctaw County Nursing Home. In the
meeting, it … Read more

Obituaries

Marilyn Mae Thomas Carver
April 27, 2013
Funeral Services for Marilyn Mae Thomas Carver, 78, were held 11 a.m.
May 1, 2013 at French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp, MS
with Rev. Alex Coblents and Rev. Gary Jackson officiating. … Read more

AES Sixth Graders enjoy Tennessee Trip

By Press Reports

The Ackerman Elementary School sixth grade students have worked hard
this year, and their efforts did not go unnoticed. Students’ good
behavior was recognized and they were rewarded with a special 3-day
trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee.
During … Read more

Lee to receive ICC scholarship

By Press Reports

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2013 include
Iasia Lee of Ackerman, Leadership.
Lee will be a 2013 graduate of Ackerman High School where she has
participated in basketball, volleyball, track, band and JROTC.
Her honors … Read more

USM awards degrees at Spring Commencement

The University of Southern Mississippi held spring commencement
exercises during ceremonies on the Hattiesburg campus Friday, May 10.
Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett conferred undergraduate,
graduate and specialist’s degrees at the ceremony, held at Reed Green
Coliseum. Mississippi Gov. Phil … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon slated May 14

By Press Reports

The Historical Highlight Luncheon will be held Tuesday May 14 at 12
noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be 1975 FCA
graduate and former staff member, Nadine Ramsey.
Nadine held a variety of jobs … Read more