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Ackerman School Reunion set for April 25

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On Saturday, April 25, 2015, former classmates, teachers, coaches, administrators and friends will gather on the Choctaw County High School Campus for the annual school reunion.  The meeting begins in the Ty Cobb Complex at 12:00 Noon with … Read more

Softball playoff hopes slim for Lady Chargers

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

An 11-3 loss to Southeast Lauderdale on Saturday all but snuffed out any MHSAA Class 3A Fast-Pitch State Playoff hopes for the Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School.… Read more

Ackerman School Reunion & Silent Auction

What: Ackerman School Reunion & Silent Auction
When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 (Registration & Silent Auction begins at 12 Noon,
Program begins at 2 pm)
Where: Ty Cobb Complex

17th Annual Ackerman School Reunion meets Saturday at 2:00 PM

Silent … Read more

Sports schedules – 04/22/15

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
Junior College Baseball
3 p.m. — Holmes at Itawamba (DH)
3 p.m. — Southwest Miss. at East Central (DH)
4 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC (DH)
College Baseball
6:30 p.m. — Memphis at Ole Miss… Read more

Obituaries – 04/22/15

Mary Chandler
April 13, 2015
Services for Mary Ellen Gaskin Chandler, 92 of Eupora were April 15, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Billy Trull officiating. Burial was in Montevista Cemetery.

Born in Calhoun County, … Read more

Legals – 04/22/15

Substitute Trustee’s Notice of Sale
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
COUNTY OF Choctaw
WHEREAS, on the 16th day of August, 2004 and acknowledged on the 16th day of August, 2004, Arlene Potts Echols, executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest plans underway

Photo by Donna McKay
Scene from last year. Pine Tree Music Fest will be held the first Saturday in June in downtown Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Pine Tree Music Fest will be the place to be on Saturday, June 6 offering a day of fun that everyone can enjoy.

Music from local musicians, fun, food, arts and crafts and much more … Read more

Fun and giving

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Recently the King’s Kids of Ackerman UMC and South Union UMC made a trip to Jackson. The group had lunch and went to the Children’s Museum. Then, they went to the Methodist Children’s Home to deliver supplies.… Read more

New EPA regulations may harm Red Hills Mine and Power Plant

By Jonathan Dobbs
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan has the potential to really hurt Choctaw County and surrounding areas according to Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce.

The new rule would cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent nationwide … Read more