Obituaries – 02/10/16

Lonnie Chester Brown, Jr.
Lonnie Chester Brown, Jr., better known as “Chester” to his family and close friends, passed away at age 57 on Thursday, February 4, 2016, at The Magnolia Personal Care Home in Meridian, Mississippi. Funeral services were … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS

Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member … Read more

4-County to close Ackerman office

From press reports

In a continual effort to reduce costs while striving to bring added value to its members, 4-County Electric Power Association is making plans to close its office at 401 W. Main St. in Ackerman.
The company also … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon Feb. 9

Pictured (left to right) Mrs. Kennedy, Rev. Alex Coblentz and David Dennis perform for the crowd January 12 .


The February 9 Historical Highlight Luncheon will be in honor of Sally Stewart, who celebrated her 84th birthday February 2. If you have a “Sally Stewart Story,” come prepared to share!… Read more

Ellises celebrate 65 years together


By Rev. Rob Faulk

Sixty-five years is a lifetime.

After sixty-five years of work, most are ready to enjoy retirement. Sixty-five years in business, and you are labeled a true success.

Sixty-five years in the teaching field or in medicine, … Read more

Free trip

Jerry & Debra Lawso#2CE353E

Jerry and Debra Lawson of Ackerman among 40 to Receive a Free Trip to Scottsdale, ArizonaPhoto Submission: … Read more

Choctaw County Chargers looking to get back on track

Photo By Trenton Steele
A.J. Lilly (11) looks downcourt for the Chargers against Kemper County High School on Friday night

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

It’s obvious to Choctaw County High School boys head basketball coach Gary Beals that his Chargers are going to have to do a little something differently offensively as they get closer to tournament play.… Read more