Monthly Archives: May 2012

Supes learn financial estimates, tackle large agenda

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County must tighten the budget even more after receiving an estimated financial report in the April 30 Board of Supervisors meeting. Steven Flake, hired financial consultant, presented his estimated report of the county’s … Read more

Mr. and Miss June Fest added to JuneFest

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Natural beauty will win the title of Mr. and Miss JuneFest on June 9 during the 5th Annual JuneFest in downtown Ackerman. Girls and boys ages 0-12th grade must register in one of six … Read more

Aldermen honor the late Joe Griffin

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen and Mayor Dick Cain presented Lenore Griffin and son Josh Griffin with a resolution honoring the late Joe Griffin for his 30 plus years of dedicated service to the … Read more

National Day of Prayer program held at courthouse

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Ackerman recently held their annual National Day of prayer program on May 3 at the Choctaw County Courthouse at noon. President Harry Truman signed the National Day of Prayer into law … Read more

Aldermen honor the late Joe Griffin

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen and Mayor Dick Cain presented Lenore Griffin and son Josh Griffin with a resolution honoring the late Joe Griffin for his 30 plus years of dedicated service to the … Read more

Order JuneFest t-shirt

Orders for the 5th Annual JuneFest t-shirts are underway with the deadline on Friday, May 18. Proceeds from t-shirt sales will go to the 20th Century Club’s Distinguished Young Women program. This year’s t-shirt will be red featuring a guitar … Read more

Dentistry From the Heart event a success

From Press & Staff Reports

Mitchell Dental Clinic in Ackerman recently held their annual Dentistry From The Heart event this past Monday for residents in need of dental work. The event, which has been held at Mitchell Dental Clinic for … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Frankie Sue Power April 23, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Frankie Sue Power, 86, were held at Weir Baptist Church in Weir on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 12 p.m. Dr. Clarence Cooper & Rev. Mark Mayo officiated. Burial … Read more

Teen’s death ruled accidental

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

EUPORA — Authorities say the death of a Montgomery County teen-ager who fell out of a moving vehicle onto a Webster County road was accidental. Dillan Bryce Whitman, 17, of Kilmichael died following the … Read more

Poteet member of NSCS c

From press reports

Sarah Katherine Poteet of Holly Springs has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Sarah is the daughter of George Poteet, Jr. and Amy Poteet of Holly Springs. Her grandparents are Johnny & Linda … Read more