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Some nicknames are most definitely earned

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships this morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each of … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 05/20/15

Congrats, I’ve come this far by faith

Mrs. Shirley Jones, a native of Choctaw County for 56 years, and a graduate of the Class of 1976. She has received her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development. Her first year to … Read more

Foster parents needed right now in Ackerman

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May is Foster Care Awareness Month

May is Foster Care Awareness Month and for those looking to make a difference in the lives of children, Youth Villages Mississippi is currently in need of caring adults in Ackerman and across … Read more

Oxford baseball star has Choctaw County connection

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While Choctaw County may not have any teams represented in the 2015 MHSAA State Baseball Championships being played at Trustmark Park in Pearl this week, it will have at least one player with a local … Read more

Correction – 05/20/15

In the May 13 edition, Kyrell Hatchett memorable moment had a name misspelled.
Name: Kyrell Hatchett
School: Choctaw County High School
Parents: Kellie McKinney & Robert Hatchett
Clubs/Activities/Sports: Madrigals, quartet
Most Memorable Moment: When Lindsey and I were running through … Read more

Legals – 05/20/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHOCTAW COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF LYNN JASON OSWALT, DECEASED
BETSY WALLACE, PETITIONER
NO. 2015-0019
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Letters of Administration have been granted on the 25th day of March 2015, by the … Read more

Miles for Happy Smiles 5K Run/Walk registration open

Submitted photo (5k logo)
Strap on your kicks and let’s run miles for smiles! The Miles for Happy Smiles 5K Run/Walk registration is now open. Pre-registration deadline is May 18.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Miles for Happy Smiles 5K Run/Walk registration is now open. This 5K run/walk is part of the Pine Tree Music Fest on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in downtown Ackerman. Pre-register for the 5K Run/Walk by … Read more

Ackerman School Reunion holds another eventful event

Reunion Secretary Buddy Smith & scholarship recipient Terry (TQ) Brown

Buddy Smith, Secretary
Ackerman School Reunion

On Saturday, April 25, alumni and friends of the Ackerman School Reunion enjoyed a great time of fellowship on the Choctaw County High School campus.

This was the seventeenth annual gathering of the group … Read more