News

Special session approves incentive package

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

On Wednesday, April 24, Governor Phil Bryant called a special session
of the Legislature for Friday, April 26. This special session was
devoted to an economic project aimed at securing Yokohama Tire
Corporation’s establishment … Read more

Pioneer Hospital to host community blood drive

By Staff Reports

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is hosting a blood drive with
United Blood Services on Friday, May 10 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at the
hospital, located on Cherry Street in Ackerman.
Please donate blood to help save … Read more

The Civil War – Battle of Chancellorsville, VA

Submitted by C.J. Johnson
The Battle of Chancellorsville, April 30 to May 6, 1863, has been
called General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Union Major General
Joseph Hooker replaced General Ambrose Burnside, following the
Federal defeat at Fredericksburg during the … Read more

Calendar of Events

Order your JuneFest t-shirt
Deadline May 8
JuneFest t-shirts are being sold by the Ackerman Twentieth Century
Club to support the Distinguished Young Woman Program. A short sleeve
t-shirt youth sizes – Adult XL are $12. Adult 2XL and 3XL … Read more

[news[ Rain pushes back AHS-Loyd Star series

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Due to inclement weather, the third and deciding game of the MHSAA
Class 2A Baseball Playoff series between Loyd Star and Ackerman
wasn’t set to be played until Tuesday at 5 p.m.
AHS head … Read more

French Camp’s Storment has big meet

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy’s Joey Storment took home a pair of first-place
finishes in the MHSAA Class 1A South State Track Meet held at St.
Andrew’s in Ridgeland on Saturday.
In all, FCA had five … Read more

Indian golfers finish fifth in state

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

While Baldwyn rolled to its fourth consecutive MHSAA Class 2A State
Golf Championship, the Ackerman High School Indians also had a
successful season, finishing fifth in the two-day state tourney held
at Mississippi State … Read more

ICC announces 2013-14 Cheerleaders

FULTON, MS — Itawamba Community College Cheer sponsor Dr. Bronson
Prochaska recently announced the student-athletes selected to be
members of the 2013-14 ICC Cheerleading squad.
Returning from last year’s squad will be Stephen Dudas (Tupelo),
Logan Whitworth (Mooreville), Alex Collins … Read more

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