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Pine Tree Music Fest plans underway

Photo by Donna McKay
Scene from last year. Pine Tree Music Fest will be held the first Saturday in June in downtown Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Pine Tree Music Fest will be the place to be on Saturday, June 6 offering a day of fun that everyone can enjoy.

Music from local musicians, fun, food, arts and crafts and much more … Read more

Fun and giving

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Recently the King’s Kids of Ackerman UMC and South Union UMC made a trip to Jackson. The group had lunch and went to the Children’s Museum. Then, they went to the Methodist Children’s Home to deliver supplies.… Read more

New EPA regulations may harm Red Hills Mine and Power Plant

By Jonathan Dobbs
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan has the potential to really hurt Choctaw County and surrounding areas according to Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce.

The new rule would cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent nationwide … Read more

Unclaimed property list published in today’s edition

From press reports

During the week of April 12, newspapers across the state of Mississippi will include a special tabloid listing names, provided by the office of the State Treasurer, of unclaimed property owners reported through November 1, 2014. Currently, … Read more

Does a long shadow last forever? Part two

Katherine Black moderates discussions while Dr. Ballard answers questions.

Submitted by Jan Ballard
Mississippi State Extension Service
Choctaw County

Choctaw County author, Michael B Ballard, joined Yarn Spinners Book Club (part of Mississippi State University Extension Service) on Tuesday, April 7, in the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman to … Read more

Chargers in Charge- Feb

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Chargers In Charge
February

Chargers in Charge is a character counts program. Teachers choose different students each month.… Read more

Organization, USM help promote job growth

From Press Reports

Innovate Mississippi and the University of Southern Mississippi College of Business Economic Development and Tourism Department have teamed up to assist the Regional Economic Enterprise of Mississippi (The Enterprise), an organization that was formed by an interlocal … Read more

Choctaw County set to close out region schedule

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School look to close out their Region 5-3A baseball schedule this week when they visit Forest on Tuesday and Southeast Lauderdale on Friday.

Last week CCHS split a pair … Read more