Calendar of Events – 01/27/2016

NARFE Meeting
Jan. 28, 11:00 a.m., The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association (NARFE) at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville. Guest speaker will be Jamey Bachman, Executive Director of Volunteer Starkville. All active and retired federal employees are … Read more

French Camp hoops set to host McAdams Friday

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy basketball teams are looking to pick up a region win this week when they host Ethel on Tuesday and McAdams on Friday.

Last week’s action saw the boys and girls both … Read more

In Our Community – 01/27/2016

A Thought For Today

By Ernestine Kennedy

And he said unto them all, if any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall … Read more

Cold weather impacts energy use, bill

From Press Reports

Officials at 4-County Electric Power Association are encouraging their members to ring in the new year with some energy efficiency methods. Weather affects electric use and can drive everyone’s bills up.

People can help keep their energy … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01-27-2016

College Basketball
6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at Northeast Mississippi
5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Charlie Hunt, Jr

Ackerman, MS

Charlie Hunt, Jr., 86, a supervisor for Wonder Bread Company, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Golden Living Nursing Center in Eupora, MS.

Mr. Hunt was born September 2, 1929 in Choctaw County. He was a … Read more

Obituaries – 01/27/2016

Earnestine Stevenson Haste
Jan. 14, 2016
Memorial services for Earnestine Stevenson Haste, 83, of Ackerman were Jan. 21, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Roger Griffith officiating.
She was born Nov. 15, 1932, in Choctaw County. … Read more

Legals – 01/27/2016


WHEREAS, on or about the 4th day of March, 2005, Marilyn Devine executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto John M. Sumner, Trustee, Renasant Bank, beneficiary, to … Read more

Ackerman Alderman set special election

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Alderman met on January 5 and began the session by planning a special election. The election is to fill the vacant post left by Ward 1 Alderman John Shumaker, who … Read more