News

Aldermen approve insurance renewal

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen recently approved the town’s health insurance renewal with a 13 percent increase.

Debbie Jaudon with Integrity Group, which provides the town’s Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, was present … Read more

Annual reception slated for Oct 25

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host their annual reception on Thursday, October 25 at 6 p.m. The reception will be held at the Community Center in Ackerman.

At the reception, the … Read more

School board honors teachers

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board held a short monthly meeting on October 8.

A special recognition was held to honor district teachers that had a class QDI of High Performing or Star.

“So exciting … Read more

Congressman Nunnelee to attend ribbon cutting

By Press Reports

Choctaw County Economic Development District in conjunction with the Regional Economic Partnership of Mississippi is pleased to announce that Congressman Alan Nunnelee, representing Mississippi’s First Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, will be present … Read more

Carpentry students build swings

The Construction: Carpentry class at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center has built several nice porch swings. The swings were built by 1st and 2nd year students under the supervision of their instructor, Robert Black. For more information, call … Read more

Ackerman FFA adopts constitution, bylaws

by Ackerman FFA

Ackerman FFA: Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve

FFA members gather once a month for the Ackerman FFA Chapter meetings to conduct business relating to our students, community, and state. While … Read more

Christmas Parade in Weir

“Christmas in My Hometown” is the theme of the 2012 Christmas Parade in Weir. The parade will be Tuesday, December 11 at 6 p.m. All churches, organizations, and individuals are invited to march or ride in the parade. Call Town … Read more

Calendar of Events

Bake Sale Oct. 19 Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw will have a bake sale on October 19 at 10 a.m. in front of the hospital. All proceeds will benefit The Pink Ribbon Fund for Breast Cancer Awareness. Contact Vaughan Hill, … Read more

Flea Market planned for November 3 in Choctaw County

A Choctaw County Flea Market will be held Saturday, November 3 from 6 am until 4 pm in Ackerman (location to be announced). There is no vendor fee. Vendor applications are available at the Extension office in the Courthouse Annex … Read more

Time for the Third Annual Scarecrow Contest

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Master Gardeners invite you to enter our 3rd Annual Scarecrow Contest! To celebrate the 2012 fall season, we would like for Choctaw County businesses, clubs, school groups, church groups, non-profit groups and … Read more