Blanton wins First Down Friday raffle

From press reports


Alton Blanton of Ackerman was the winner of the Chamber of Commerce First Down Friday raffle.  First Down Friday was held on Friday, September 5.

Customers who spent $10 or more at participating businesses were eligible … Read more

Sports schedules



Prep Softball

6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Meridian

6:30 p.m. — West Lowndes at Noxapater

Prep Volleyball

5 p.m. — Grace Christian at Choctaw County


Prep Softball

6 p.m. — East Webster at … Read more

School board discusses transportation issue

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Whether or not to transport French Camp Academy students to the Career and Technology Center was discussed in the September 9 School Board meeting.

The district is trying to decide if they can … Read more

Flag presented to Boy Scouts

From press reports


On Monday September 9th, 2013, Dist. 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented to Boy Scout Troop 41 a State of Mississippi flag at their meeting held at the American Legion Post 82. This flag was previously flown … Read more

Civil War – Fighting in Texas and Tennessee

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


On September 8, 1863, a small group of Rebels at Fort Griffin, Texas held off the Union army’s attempt to invade Texas by way of Sabine Pass, on the line between Texas and Louisiana. Union … Read more