OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students are among 752 candidates for degrees at the close of the fall semester. They are invited to participate in UM’s spring commencement scheduled Saturday, May 9, 2015.
Sarah Rebecca Brannan Master … Read more
By Roy Hawkins
I once had a rather intoxicated gentleman, who heard me say I was going snipe hunting, offer me a hundred dollars each for every snipe I bagged. Some hours afterward, I returned to the coffee shop where … Read more
By Ruth Nowlin
For quite a few years I have been writing about “That’s Life.” As I wrote these columns I never really stopped to think about exactly what I was saying in those terms. No one person … Read more
New 4-H Club
Feb. 12, 4 p.m.
A new 4-H Club for 8-12 year olds had their first organizational meeting in January. The club will meet Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. at the 4-H Building. Darrell Banks will present a … Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Ackerman Board of Aldermen discussed Airport Board nominations during their regular meeting held on Feb. 3 at City Hall.
The board was informed of new appointments to the Airport Board, which were approved … Read more
Submitted C.J. Johnson
At Petersburg, Virginia, fighting continued. In late October 1864 in the 6th offensive action of the campaign, Union forces attempted to take control of the Boydton Plank Road, which was a significant Richmond-Petersburg Campaign objective.
On October … Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 7 incident offense reports and 35 miscellaneous incident reports this week.… Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Choctaw County High School boys and girls basketball teams hope to close out the regular season in fine fashion this week as they tune up for the division tournament that will begin next … Read more
If you are concerned about the future of hunting in America and want to help support local programs related to the wild turkey and other upland wildlife, you should consider becoming at Choctaw Chapter NWTF Sponsor.
Each sponsor receives … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
On February 6, 1865, John Pegram was killed at the Battle of Dabney’s Mill/Hatcher’s Run, Virginia.
The West Point graduate, Class of 1854, finished tenth in his class, which included J. E. B. Stuart. He resigned … Read more