Austal launches USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2)

By Press Reports

On October 1, 2012, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), the recently christened USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2).

This 103-meter high-speed catamaran represents the U.S. Department of Defense’s … Read more

Calendar of Events

Cornerstone Celebration Oct. 14 Ackerman United Methodist Church will hold a Cornerstone Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the building of the Ackerman UM Church on Sunday, October 14 beginning with the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Homecoming Oct. … Read more

FCA Panthers take down St. Joe

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy Panthers are making a statement this season.

The Panthers traveled to Greenville last Friday night to square off with the St. Joseph Fighting Irish in another round of Class 1A, … Read more

Ackerman Indians gain another division win

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Indians earned another Class 2A, Region 2, District 4 win last Friday night in a homecoming matchup against the visiting Williams-Sullivan Yellowjackets, 40-0.

The Indians’ victory marked their third shutout win of … Read more

The Civil War – Perryville and its role in the war

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In 1860 Kentucky was a slave state with almost 20% of her population enslaved. The Governor of Kentucky was a Southern sympathizer. Her citizens were divided. When Lincoln requested men to serve the Union cause in … Read more