Choctaw County Flea Market is set for October 4

By Staff and Press Reports

In 2012, the MSU Extension Service-Choctaw County started Turning the Tide on Poverty Project and eleven action teams were formed. A “Buy Local” action team was organized to promote buying locally to help the County’s … Read more

Jack-O-Lantern Jam details announced

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Jack-O-Lantern Jam will take place on Saturday, October 25, beginning at 4 p.m. in downtown Ackerman at the walking track and the parking lot on Main Street in Ackerman.

To help make this event … Read more

One to qualify for Ward 1 aldermen

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Only one person qualified for the vacant Ackerman Ward 1 aldermen seat.

John Shumaker will take office on October 7 at the next Board of Aldermen meeting. He will be sworn in before the … Read more

Teaching with a twist

Choctaw County High School FFA Chapter poses with National FFA Secretary Mitch Baker and the FFA Mississippi State Officers Tony Buchanan, president, Hailey Clark, secretary, and Shelbie Dalton, sentinel.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

National FFA Secretary Mitch Baker teaches leadership, confidence and FFA values with a twist. During his stop at Choctaw County High School, he spent an afternoon “playing games” and talking with the FFA chapter.… Read more

Apple fun

Mrs. Zirlott’s class

Pre-K Celebrates Johnny Appleseed Day
Mrs. Long’s and Mrs. Zirlott’s PreK classes, at Ackerman Elementary School, recently celebrated Johnny Appleseed Day by having an apple tasting tea. The students had learned about some foods made with apples. They also learned … Read more