Monthly Archives: November 2013

Military notes

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Corey J. Patton Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Corey J. Patton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included…

Christmas Trees needed for Holiday Open House

From press reports   It’s that time of the year again. Our annual Holiday Open House is scheduled for Thursday, December 12 at the Choctaw County Library. We would like businesses along with school groups, church groups and other organizations…

Barlow shares online success tips

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Recently, Tonya Barlow of Tonya Barlow Jewelry shared some of her online success with Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce members. She discussed how important having an interactive website is and how Facebook has…

Colton wins big at State Championship

By Staff and Press Reports Colton Mewbourn, age 8, of Ackerman, competed on September 8 at the Equine Center in Jackson in the state championship. Colton competes in the Beginner Poles and Barrels 8 and under. In this class, at…

Flag Donation

Woodmen of the World Field Representative Evelyn McGee recently presented a Christian and American Flag set to Pastor Randle Poss of Providence Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS.

Girlfriends greet hit the road

Submitted   Thanks again to Pastor and First Lady Bill & Charlotte Taylor. The GIRLFRIENDS GREET hit the road for a marvelous trip in the Bethlehem bus! We traveled over to the Delta stopping first at McCarty Pottery in Merigold.…

Mississippi celebrated Red Ribbon Week 2013

October 23rd through 31st marks Red Ribbon Week 2013. It’s the largest drug prevention campaign in the United States, and one of the most effective for preventing tobacco use among youth. This observance is celebrated throughout local middle and high…