News

County’s unemployment rate at 5.9 Percent

By Chuck Bailey
Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County’s unemployment rate was 5.9 percent in October, an increase of four-tenths of a percentage point from 5.5 percent in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. … Read more

Calendar of Events

Full Circle Knitting and Crochet Group
Nov. and Dec.

Full Circle is part of the Mississippi State University Extension and meets every Tuesday from 9:00-12:00. … Read more

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