Monthly Archives: May 2012

Kids’ World to feature Dunking Booth

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Kids’ World for the 5th Annual JuneFest will be even more exciting this year with a Dunking Booth and the favorite inflatable water slides! Prepare now to stop by Kids’ World during JuneFest on…

FCA grads learn life lessons

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Seniors of French Camp Academy were challenged and educated during their May 24 commencement. Dean Woodward, Senior Pastor at Grace Bible Church in Virginia Beach, Va., the guest speaker educated the seniors on life’s…

DAR dedicates historical marker

By Press Reports On Saturday, May 12 the Old Choctaw County Chapter, National Society Daughter of the American Revolution placed and dedicated a historical marker to commemorate the location of Greensboro. Choctaw County was formed in 1834 with Greensboro named…

Jason Miller to play at JuneFest

By Staff and Press Reports Rockin’ country will he heard throughout Ackerman on June 9 during JuneFest’s free concert by Jason Miller. He will take the stage in downtown Ackerman at 8 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to come early, bring…

AHS Cheerleaders awarded rings

From press reports The Ackerman High School Cheerleaders were named the MHSAA 2A-3A Large State Champions on December 17, 2011. After months of waiting, the cheerleaders were presented with their state championship rings at the AHS Athletic Awards on May…

Obituaries

Mr. Eddie Dean Keeton May 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Dean Keeton, 64, will be announced at a later date and time by his family. Mr. Keeton died on Sunday, May 20, 2012 in Winston County. Survivors include…

Watch out for tomato spotted wilt virus

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County Reports are coming in from all over Mississippi concerning Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV) symptoms on tomatoes and peppers. Symptoms include a downward cupping of the upper leaves,…

The Civil War – Siege of Corinth

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Not long after the close of the Battle of Shiloh in early April, following the Confederate withdrawal to Corinth, Mississippi, (about 22 miles south of the battlefield) U. S. Major General Henry Halleck began moving troops…

Graves to serve as summer intern at Plaindealer

By Staff Reports Ellen Graves, a senior majoring in Journalism with a minor in Political Science at the University of Mississippi, has recently joined the Choctaw Plaindealer newspaper team. She will be interning for the summer and will be collecting…