State fair winner

12-17 Nowell wins 4-H state fair

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Webster County 4-H was well represented at the 2014 Mississippi State Fair. Jacsen Nowell of Ackerman received Reserve Champion English and English Crosses Commercial Heifer at the fair. He is the son of Mark and Reba Nowell and … Read more

School donation

12-17 CCHS-Clark Donation

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CCHS Athletic Department receives funds

Recently, the Choctaw County High School Athletic Department received $1000 from Clark Beverage Group for submitted an essay for the contest “Power Up with Powerade.” The author of the essay, CCHS Athletic Director … Read more

Hope Outdoors deer hunt this weekend

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By Gwen Sisson

It was one of those moments when he knew he was called to be in ministry with the Hope Outdoors organization.

In 2010, Stephen “Opie” Thomas of Tupelo had a family call to set up a deer … Read more

Shanks joins Covington Electric System

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Shanks

By Press Reports

Victoria Shanks has signed on as System Engineer at Covington, TN, Electric System.

The Ackerman, MS native is barely out of school, having graduated earlier this year from the University of Mississippi, but Covington ES General Manager … Read more

Quinton Lane expected to sign with South Alabama

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By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

When Quinton Lane graduated from Ackerman High School in 2013, he was a wide receiver.

“That’s all I really knew,” said Lane. But then the football coaches at Itawamba Community College convinced him to … Read more