School Board approves budget, hires teachers

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board approved their 2012-2013 budget in a called meeting on July 30. The budget was broken into three different budgets to allow a quorum to pass the budget. Three board…

AJHS Cheerleaders attend UCA Cheer camp in June

From press reports The Ackerman Junior High School Cheerleaders attend the UCA Cheer Camp on June 18-20 at Mississippi State University. The squad earned All Superior, Superior in Cheer and Extreme Routine and the spirit stick every day. Allie Bowman,…

Meet the Indians set for August 9

By Press Reports The Ackerman Athletic Booster Club has set its annual Meet the Indians for Thursday, August 9 at 6 p.m. at Dale Davidson Field. Junior high football players and cheerleaders, band members, volleyball team, high school cheerleaders, and…

Obituaries

Ms. Elsie Marie Keen Ayres Monday, July 30, 2012 Funeral services for Ms. Elsie Marie Keen Ayres, 88, were held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 1 at Hickory Flat United Methodist Church in Hickory Flat. Rev. Brownie Towhill, Rev. Neal…

Herring named new band director at AHS

By: Ellen Graves Bryan Herring has been named the new band director for the Pride of Ackerman band. Herring comes to Ackerman from Alice, Texas and is excited about working with the high school band students. With 32 years of…

Exploring summer stars at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, August 10, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, David…