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Egg Bowl has playoff implications

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By Bill Burrus
Emmerich Newspapers

Always the most important football game in Mississippi each year, the Egg Bowl has moved into the national spotlight.

The unparalleled success of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss has made this rivalry one to … Read more

Much needed SUccess

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MSU looking for division title

By Chris Whitaker
Emmerich Newspapers

Mississippi State’s best start in school history and first-ever No. 1 ranking took a blow with its 25-20 loss to Alabama on Nov. 15.

Despite the loss, though, the Bulldogs … Read more

Rebels’ ‘Possum’ torn by historic season

Buster Wolfe
Emmerich Newspapers

COLUMBIA — Richard “Possum” Price is an Ole Miss Rebel, red and blue through and through. He was a lineman on two of the school’s three national championship football teams under iconic coach Johnny Vaught.

However, … Read more

Ackerman Elementary – Turkey Recipes and Thanks

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Turkey Hunter visits AES Pre-K
The AES Pre-K recently enjoyed a visit from a turkey hunter (Mr. Glen Blaine, principal).  
The hunter read a book about turkeys, discussed gun safety, turkey and deer calls, and showed his camouflage clothing. The Pre-K has been learning about hunting skills of early Native Americans and Pilgrims.

Ackerman Elementary Pre-K
What I’m thankful for…

Mrs. Long’s and Mrs. Griffin’s AES Pre-K Class

Mrs. Long’s and Mrs. Griffin’s Pre-K Class has been busy this month learning about Native Americans, Pilgrims and the 1st Thanksgiving. They also discussed how … Read more

Plaindealer Office closed Thanksgiving

From press reports

The Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open at 8 a.m., Monday, December 1.… Read more

Aldermen hire new police officer

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen hire a new police officer in the November 11 meeting.

Chief Kevin Stark introduced Jeremy Latham to the board and recommended to hire him as a police officer at … Read more

28 academy graduates added to MBN ranks

by Press Reports

1st class for state drug enforcement agency in more than a decade

Rankin County Judge Kent McDaniel swore in 28 graduates of a six-week drug enforcement class November 7th at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy … Read more