Obituaries – 12/24/14

Mrs. Irene Biddle
December 15, 2014
Funeral services for Mrs. Irene Biddle, 92, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 2 p.m. Rev. Shelby Hazzard officiated. Burial at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery near … Read more

Nursing home to host Open House Dec. 21

Photo by Daniel Brunty

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

With the Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center hosting their upcoming Christmas Open House and Remembrance Celebration on Dec. 21, it is a good time to reflect on the many positive changes it has experienced … Read more

Jackson receives Distinguished Service Award


From Press & Staff Reports

Dr. Gary Jackson of Choctaw County, director of the Mississippi State University Extension Service, has received the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Distinguished Service Award for 2014.

The award was presented during the organization’s annual membership … Read more

Rehabilitated fox released back into wild


Harris and Clinic Assistant Katelyn Pepper nurse Foxy back to health at Duncan Veterinary Clinic.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

Duncan Veterinary Clinic in Eupora released a fox back into the wild last week after treating it for injuries sustained from being hit by a car.

A motorist stopped and picked the young … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade a success

The Choctaw County High School Charger Pride Band won the award for best school entry.

The Town of Ackerman held their Christmas Parade on December 4 with a great crowd.

Parade winners are:

FLOAT WINNER-Ackerman/South Union Methodist Church

SCHOOL ENTRY-Choctaw County Charger Pride Band



12-17 Chamber director reception

Photo by Amanda McBride

Reception held for Chamber director
The Chamber of Commerce honored its director, Donna McKay, with a reception on December 9. Dozens of community members, family and friends stopped by to congratulate McKay on her promotion to … Read more

Chargers in Charge

(Above) PreK: Kayla Cotton, Kase Groceman, Weston Ray, Kinsley Tuck
Kindergarten: Eli Baxter, Shanteria Hickman, Shyla Miller, Kambre Montgomery
1st Grade: Drake Bunn, Mykia Holman, Austin Kelly, Ava Grace Talley
2nd Grade: Mason Bright, Rhett Hayes, Jackson Hood, Will Taylor
(Below) 3rd Grade: Evan Embry, Isaac Kelly, Riley White
4th Grade: Maylee Hollis, Quayshunn Lane, Brooke Murphy
5th Grade: Nyla Johnson, Brooke Morris, Cassie Taylor, Landon Toombs
6th Grade: Joshua Lopez, Addie Stacy, Ryleigh Weeks

Submitted photo

AES November Chargers in Charge

Ackerman Elementary School announces their Charges in Charge for November:… Read more

Parent time


Parent Time with the AES Pre-K

Parents, students, and teachers enjoyed a “Gingerbread Workshop” held recently at school. Parents were entertained with Christmas Songs and the Rhythm Instrument Band. Parents helped students make Gingerbread House sticker pages. … Read more

State fair winner

12-17 Nowell wins 4-H state fair

Submitted photo

Webster County 4-H was well represented at the 2014 Mississippi State Fair. Jacsen Nowell of Ackerman received Reserve Champion English and English Crosses Commercial Heifer at the fair. He is the son of Mark and Reba Nowell and … Read more