Mimi’s Depot Diner ribbon cutting planned

Photo by Donna McKay
Mimi’s Depot Diner is open and ready for business. Located at 103 Main Street in downtown Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

It’s time for a ribbon cutting! Join Mimi’s Depot Diner and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 22, 2015 for a ribbon cutting and grand opening.

Mimi’s Depot Diner … Read more

Chargers in Charge


PreK: Faith McGee, Masyn Odom, Molly Stribling, and Brennan Telano.
Kindergarten: Jaylon Crawford, Maxton Delafoisse, Aaron Fiebig, and Lalia Woods.
First Grade: Madison Adams, Larson Gammill, Katherine McCuller, and Amoria Potts.… Read more

Teacher Appreciation


Ackerman Elementary School staff would like to thank the parents for the snacks and treats that were delivered last week during Teacher Appreciation Week. … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/20/15

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.
–Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Poor readers usually are poor students

People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.

Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more

‘Grade A’

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Rep. Joey Hood Receives “A” Grade on BIPEC Report Card

JACKSON, Miss.—Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting … Read more

Performing for mothers


Douglas performs Mothers Day Weekend

Ackerman artist Danita Oswalt Douglas performed for the Gospel Music Jubilee in Gore Springs on May 9. … Read more