Hospital administrator looks toward future

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is moving toward the future with a new administrator, a new hospital and much more. Allen Gamble was recently hired as the new administrator for the Pioneer Community Hospital…

Arbor Day celebrated with students at Red Hills Mine

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Fourth graders in the Choctaw County School District recently enjoyed a ‘delayed’ Arbor Day celebration with the Red Hills Mine and the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District. Mississippi celebrates Arbor on the…

4th Grade AES Student wins Second Place in Science Fair

From press reports On April 12, 2013, Megan McDaniel represented Ackerman Elementary School at the Region V Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair at the Humphrey Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi State University. Megan’s science fair project entitled “Does the…

AHS golf team qualifies for state tournament

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer The magic number was 375. The Ackerman golf team went into last week’s Region 2-2A Tournament at Ackerman County Club knowing that as hosts of next week’s MHSAA Class 2A State Golf Tournament in…

Obituaries

Mr. Alfred Dempsey Alfred Dempsey, 64, died April 14, 2013 at the Choctaw County Nursing Center. Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. at Center Ridge Cemetery in Winston County. Rev. Derrick Wilson will officiate. Mr. Dempsey was born Feb.…