Arbor Day celebrated at Red Hills Mine

ByAmanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Fourth graders in the Choctaw County School District recently enjoyed a ‘delayed’ 4th Annual Arbor Day celebration with the Red Hills Mine and the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District. The students created posters … Read more

Mabus to speak at MSU

Two high-level members of the United States military establishment will help send off Mississippi State graduates during commencement exercises taking place the second week of May. More than 2, 400 university students are receiving spring-semester degrees. To be held in … Read more

The first year of AHS volleyball

The 2003-04 AHS Volleyball were the pioneers of today’s teams playing at the school. But the road to glory was far from easy for this group of ladies, as they went through trials and tribulations to bring a new sport … Read more

Calendar of Events

Medical Foundation annual meeting May 3 The Choctaw County Medical Foundation Annual Meeting will be Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. At the meeting, members will have the opportunity to vote for … Read more

Pioneer Day this weekend

From press reports

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, Saturday, May 12th at French Camp, MS. Festivities start at 9:00 in the morning … Read more

The Ringed Giant

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this spring season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant”. This presentation will be given on Friday, May 11, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, managing director … Read more

JuneFest plans underway

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County’s annual JuneFest is slated for Saturday, June 9 in downtown Ackerman. This year’s festival will feature fan favorites along with some changes. The biggest change this year is having all the JuneFest … Read more

Ackerman and Weir Reunions Saturday

By Staff and Press Reports

The Ackerman School Reunion will be held Saturday, April 28 at the Ty Cobb. All former classmates, teachers, coaches, administrators and friends are incited to gather for the 14th annual school reunion. The meeting begins … Read more