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Unsolved mystery baffles some historians

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By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

WF Brantley

WF Brantley

No it’s not going to be on the TV drama show, Unsolved Mysteries, anytime soon, but the death of Brigadier General William Felix Brantley of the Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) is still … Read more

Junior FFA

Seventh and eighth grade students at Choctaw County Junior High have the opportunity to be a part of the Junior FFA Chapter. Monthly meetings are held for the Junior members which is organized and led by the Junior Chapter Officers and Mrs. Kristy Camp. 54 members signed up to be in the Junior FFA chapter. These members have the opportunity to attend monthly meetings, Junior FFA Retreat, and compete in Junior FFA contests. Our first meeting was held on Tuesday, October 20 with 47 members in attendance. Junior Chapter Officers performed the FFA opening and closing ceremonies.
Pictured are the 2015-2016 Choctaw County Junior Chapter Officers: 
(Front Row Left to Right) Tawny Gunter, Historian; Angel Woods, President; Christopher Anderson, Treasurer; Megan McDaniel, Student Advisor
(Back Row Left to Right) Addison Stacy, Sentinel; Kimble Dillinger, Reporter; Will Blake, Chaplain; Adam Enis, Parliamentarian; Allie Morris, Secretary; Kanden Utley, Vice President (Not Pictured)
Seventh and eighth grade students at Choctaw County Junior High have the opportunity to be a part of the Junior FFA Chapter. Monthly meetings are held for the Junior members which is organized and led by the Junior Chapter Officers and Mrs. Kristy Camp. 54 members signed up to be in the Junior FFA chapter. These members have the opportunity to attend monthly meetings, Junior FFA Retreat, and compete in Junior FFA contests. Our first meeting was held on Tuesday, October 20 with 47 members in attendance. Junior Chapter Officers performed the FFA opening and closing ceremonies. Pictured are the 2015-2016 Choctaw County Junior Chapter Officers:  (Front Row Left to Right) Tawny Gunter, Historian; Angel Woods, President; Christopher Anderson, Treasurer; Megan McDaniel, Student Advisor (Back Row Left to Right) Addison Stacy, Sentinel; Kimble Dillinger, Reporter; Will Blake, Chaplain; Adam Enis, Parliamentarian; Allie Morris, Secretary; Kanden Utley, Vice President (Not Pictured)

Seventh and eighth grade students at Choctaw County Junior High have the opportunity to be a part of the Junior FFA Chapter. Monthly meetings are held for the Junior members which is organized and led by the Junior Chapter Officers

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Letters to the editor

Ackerman Drivers

I am writing this to make my friends mad.  Not really although this letter applies to some of them.  … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade brightens downtown

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By Chuck Bailey
Choctaw Plaindealer

With temperatures in the mid 40’s by the start of this years 2015 Ackerman Christmas Parade, the crowd was a little thinner than in years past. However, once it started rolling, brave parade goers warmed … Read more

WES Chargers in Charge

WES Chargers In Charge 2015 Nov

WES Chargers In Charge 2015 Nov

This month’s chargers in charge were selected based upon the character trait “Trustworthy”.  Students selected get free ice cream, an extra 15 minutes of recess, and a certificate. Front Row L to R:  Lanaa Lane, Taylor Cooper, Kaleigh Crowley, Henry … Read more

Jobs for Life hears from three area employers

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Jobs For Life Class a part of the Christian Women’s Job Corps that meets Tuesdays and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until noon at Broken Wings had three area employers speak to them and … Read more

Art club fun

The Art Club at French Camp Elementary recently visited the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson. They participated in an art lesson in the studio at the museum.  They also toured two exhibits - The Mississippi Story and Bright Fields, The Mastery of Marie Hull.  Students attending were:  Maci Grice, Baylee Henderson, Kate Beard, Bella Stanford, Allie McCoy, Adilyn Burchfield, Kezia Taylor, Olivia Massie, Kaydence Myers, Lilly Bright, Chloe Tharp, Brennan McGlothin, Brooke-Lynn Broughton and Madison Henderson. Teachers accompanying the students were  Mrs. Stacie Perry, Mrs. Jerene Parker and Coach Jim Rhodes.

The Art Club at French Camp Elementary recently visited the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson. They participated in an art lesson in the studio at the museum.  They also toured two exhibits – The Mississippi Story and Bright Fields,

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Newspaper seeks Santa Letters

Continuing a generations-old Christmas tradition, the Choctaw Plaindealer is serving as the information pipeline for area children to send their letters to Santa Claus. The newspaper is also requesting Letters of Gratefulness to place in the section to celebrate the … Read more