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FCA Panthers hit road to face Lumberton

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright knows a little something about challenges and adversity. Wright and his Panthers face another big hill to climb on Friday night when they travel south to take…

Correction – 11/11/15

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FCE celebrates Red Ribbon Week

French Camp Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon and Bullying Prevention Week October 26 – 30. This was a special week set aside to raise drug and bullying awareness for students all across America.  During this week the students participated in…

Science covers anatomy

Submitted by Derek Huffman After discussing the most common muscles and tissues as well as the various organ systems, the Choctaw Co. High School Science of Agricultural Animals class dissected fetal pigs.

Hunting pronghorn antelope in Wyoming

By Roy D. Hawkins When I opened the pickup door, the buck bolted and headed across the plains. Obviously he was determined to put as much of Wyoming as he could between him and us in the shortest possible time.…

Jack’ O Lantern Jam a huge success

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce Downtown Ackerman was overflowing with superheroes, princesses, cowboys, ninja turtles and more for Jack’ O Lantern Jam on October 24. Approximately 400 kids and their families were in attendance.

WES celebrates Red Ribbon week

Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, October 26-30, to promote drug free awareness. Students & teachers dressed up in the theme for each day: Monday “A Minion Reasons to be Drug Free” (dress like minions); Tuesday “Peace Out Drugs”…

Editorial roundup – 11/11/15

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Because it is Veteran’s Day, I want to share thoughts of these special ones with you. So go with me for a moment. Back then we were all together in a tiny little house along…