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Swearing in Ackerman

The Town of Ackerman held a ceremony to have its Mayor and Board of Aldermen swore in following the June 6 municipal elections results. The Honorable Circuit Court Judge, Joseph H. “Joey” Loper, Jr., swore in the elected officials for…

Local girl to compete in pageant

From Press Reports   Little Miss Choctaw County Harper Lynn Weeks of Eupora will be a contestant in the statewide Little Miss and Mr. Magnolia State Pageant finals in Vicksburg on July 22-23. She is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Charlotte…

Cookout

Pastor Levon Murphy and the St. Luke F.G.B. Church membership have a passion for helping people. Pastor Murphy grilled chicken and other members cooked other food. People at Oakwood were very thankful and appreciative for us thinking about them. They…

EMCC GRADUATING COSMETOLOGY CLASS OF 2017

A commencement ceremony was held the night of Friday, July 7, for the graduates of East Mississippi Community College’s Cosmetology program. Sixteen students participated in the graduation ceremony that was held in the Golden Triangle campus Lyceum auditorium. The class…

French Camp Mayor

The town of French Camp held a brief ceremony to have its Mayor and Board of Aldermen sworn in following the June 6th municipal elections results.  The Honorable Circuit Court Judge, Joseph H “Joey” Loper, Jr., swore in the elected…

Save your plants from bagworm infestation

Save your plants from bagworm infestation By Carlie Myers The Choctaw Plaindealer Evergreen bagworms have invaded a cedar tree located beside Marathon gas station in Ackerman, Mississippi.  The evergreen bagworm preys on deciduous and evergreen trees, such as red cedar,…

George Bell and Sallie Mayfield Cooper Family Reunion

662-617-5041 haimes@bellsouth.net   The annual George Bell and Sallie Mayfield Cooper family reunion is to be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

In my summer school classes, my students and I are watching a performance of Julius Caesar, directed by Herbert Wise. The play has five acts. Before we watch an Act, I lecture on what the students are about to see…