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Lady Panthers finish tied for first in district play

Senior night

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team closed out its regular season with a dramatic 11-7 come-from-behind win over visiting Ethel High School on Thursday to finish in a tie with the Lady Tigers … Read more

Show and Tell

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Mr. Freddie Davis, a custodian at Ackerman Elementary School, had show and tell today. He brought his monster size butterbeans to show teachers and students at AES. Mr. Freddie grew the abnormal butterbeans in his own garden.… Read more

MFWC President speaks to 20th Century Club members

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Program Leader of the month Courtney Coleman with MFWC President Darlene Adams, who spoke about her President’s Special Project: “Let’s get WILD to finish the fight (American Cancer Society).”

Reported by Donna McKay, Club Reporter

The monthly meeting of the GFWC Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman was held Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Ackerman Library. President Ginny Lucas being in the chair and Secretary Susan … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/15/2014

Food Drive for Batson Children’s Hospital
Regions Bank is partnering with Batson Children’s Hospital by participating in their Adopt-A-Floor program. This program helps families whose children are hospitalized for extended periods of time by providing pre-packaged food and snack items. … Read more

#20million October: A Day to Remember Family and Friends

Twenty million people have died from smoking-related illnesses since 1964, when the first U.S. Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health was released. Of those 20 million that died, 2.5 million died from exposure to secondhand smoke. Tobacco use is … Read more

In Our Community – 10/15/2014

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin

Life’s little problems.  This subject hit me as I crawled up under the old “turner” or lazy Susan table a while ago. Why was I crawling up under the table at my chronically challenged age?  … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/15/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I like the CD of Charles Ives’s Four Sonatas performed by American violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn and Ukranian-born pianist virtuoso Valentina Lisitsa. Hahn and Lisitsa describe Sonata No. 1 as … Read more

No. 1-ranked EMCC Lions post shutout against Holmes

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

SCOOBA — With the offense struggling in the early going, the East Mississippi Community College defense decided to take things in its own hands in the second half of the Lions’ 49-0 win over … Read more