French Camp Academy holds commencement ceremony

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French Camp Academy held their 2013 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Seniors pose for a photo before becoming graduates of FCA.

The Class of 2013 at French Camp Academy celebrates after their Commencement Ceremony.

Photos by Sylvia Dickson… Read more

Peeples retires from AHS

Judy Peeples, cafeteria manager, at Ackerman High School turned in her apron this year. She is retiring after 25 years with the Choctaw County School District.

Pictured is Judy with the AHS Cafeteria Staff and Judy Black, Nutritional Director.

The … Read more

Emmerich Newspapers acquires Kosciusko Star-Herald

From press reports

 

Emmerich Newspapers has acquired the The Star-Herald in Kosciusko, Mississippi from Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented CNHI in the transaction.… Read more

Millipedes on the move

The prolonged wet weather has prompted a lot of calls about garden millipedes, Oxidus gracilis.  Although these arthropods are harmless to people, pets, and plants, they can become quite a nuisance when they occur in the kind of numbers that Read more

Dendy, Froshour take top prize

Photo by Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff 
Rick Dendy, of Ackerman, and Carl Froshour, of Columbus, hold the first place trophies they earned for winning the Crappie Masters AllAmerican Tournament Trail One Pole Ultimate Challenge on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

By Adam Minichino

The Commercial Dispatch

 

Score one for the “Perch Jerkers.”

Even though Rick Dendy, of Ackerman, and Carl Froshour don’t consider that style of fishing “old school,” they are right at home without spider rigging and fishing … Read more