Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ackerman Aldermen discuss Gaston St. property

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer At the beginning of the April 3 Ackerman Board of Aldermen meeting, Mayor Dick Cain announced that Spurgeon Moss withdrew his request for an exception on his Gaston Street property. Before the withdrawal, the…

Chamber sponsors Buy Local promotion

By Press Reports Choctaw County is home to plenty of great small businesses and the Chamber of Commerce is going to give you one more great reason to see how great they are for yourself! Starting Monday, April 8, the…

April declared Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer April is now declared Child Abuse Prevention Month in the Town of Ackerman. Mayor Dick Cain signed the proclamation from the Department of Family- Centered Programs: Families First Resource Center. “Therefore we the town…

Supervisors receive update on Lake Project

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Two dam locations for the Lake Project will sustain water according to the Corp of Engineers. Jim Buckalew with the Corp of Engineers of Mobile presented a report to the Choctaw County Board of…

Ackerman redistricting hearing set

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Town of Ackerman is not required to redistrict after results from the 2010 Census. Toby Sanford with the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District presented the Ackerman Board of Aldermen their redistricting census…

Calendar of Events

Hospital calls all ministers for luncheon Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites all area ministers to a luncheon in their honor on April 16 at 11 a.m. at the hospital. “The luncheon’s purpose is to build a partnership between area…

Obituaries

Mrs. Sarah A. Murphy April 4, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah A. Murphy. 63, were held at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman on April 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. Rev. Tim Long & Rev. Jimmy Reed officiated. A…

Mental Health Awareness Day slated April 12

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Make plans to attend a Mental Health Awareness Day at the Pioneer Family Medical Clinic of Weir on April 12 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free lunch will be provided by the Pioneer Community Hospital…

Secrets of the sun to be featured at Rainwater

By Press Reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this spring season called “SECRETS OF THE SUN”. This presentation will be given on Friday, April 13, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m. by…

A look into the history of Choctaw County

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer With another year of progress being made in Choctaw County, the future looks bright as economic and financial developments continue to improve the quality of living for residents there. As the future continues to…