Nursing home honors veterans

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Gentiva Hospice recently hosted a Veterans Day Program at the Choctaw County Nursing Home in Ackerman.  The program was held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 18.… Read more

FCE visitors


On Wednesday, November 18, the 2nd grade students at French Camp Elementary School visited the residents at the Choctaw County Nursing Home.  … Read more

Local recognized with forestry award

Juli Hughes and Lilli Fulgham

Written by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator/Family and Consumer Science Agent/4-H
MSU Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Each year, the Mississippi Forestry Association (MFA) recognizes outstanding achievements by youth and adults in the area of forestry. Choctaw County 4-H Forestry member … Read more



Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain 

Cynthia Hanna (Johnson) and Joseph Christopher McCain are pleased to announce the birth of their second son, Herbert Henry “Hub” McCain.… Read more

T&T winner

11-25 Turkey&Tinsel-Turkey Hunt winner

Photo by Amanda McBride
Turkey & Tinsel – Turkey Hunt winner : Donna McKay, Chamber Director,… Read more

AES bullrider to compete in Las Vegas

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From Staff Reports

Colton Mewbourn is only ten years old, and a 5th grader at Ackerman Elementary School, but has big dreams. One of them is coming true December 3rd through the 6th, as he will be representing the Great … Read more

‘Chili brings warmth’

(L to R) Mary Lou Cooper, Mary Kathryn Herrington, Lenore Griffin and Patty Draper Enjoying Fellowship in the Kitchen

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

On a brisk cool wet day, chili was just what the body needed and Ackerman United Methodist Church was the place to be Wednesday, November 18th from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Even if … Read more