Supervisors question audit proposals

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved an audit proposal from Watkins, Ward & Stafford after realizing that Fortenberry & Ballard PC did not submit a proposal by the deadline. At the beginning of…

Ansley earns Eagle Scout rank

By Press Reports Eagle Scout Ceremony for Jacob Charles Ansley was held on December 1at the French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp. Jacob is the son of Diane Ansley of French Camp and the late Charlie Ansley. Jacob was…

Obituaries

Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane, 75, were held 11:00 a.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Faith Unity U.M. Church. Rev. Ronald Jefferson officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery. A resident of Ackerman, MS. Mrs.…

Christmas Star event set for Rainwater

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 14 starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director…

The Civil War – Battle of Prairie Grove, AR

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Following the Battle of Cane Hill in late November in far northwestern Arkansas, Union troops had fallen back to Cane Hill, while Confederate forces withdrew to the Boston Mountains. Confederate General Thomas Hindman had forces in…

Ackerman FFA elects junior officers

By Samantha Makamson, Ackerman FFA Reporter Leadership is a key component in the Ackerman FFA Chapter. Seven Junior High FFA members were recently elected as the new Ackerman Junior FFA Officers. Those elected are: President-Austin Blaine, Vice President-Baley Nail, Secretary-Hunter…