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Calendar of Events – 03/30/2016

Book Drive United Way’s United We Read Book Drive is underway. If you have any gently used books you want to get off your shelves, we want them! Ackerman has drop off locations at the Choctaw Extension Service and Art’s…

In Our Community – 03/30/2016

Spring Forward   Lisa Harris   Spring break has come and gone, but the memories linger on. My break did not line up with the break of my children, so I did some puttering around the house. I painted a…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/30/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary Recently I read about Ayn Rand (1905-1982), a Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright and screenwriter. I encourage you to visit “Discover Ayn Rand” at aynrand.org, the official website of the…

News of Yesteryear – 03/30/2016

Eighty-Three years ago this week–From the files of the March 17, 1933, Choctaw Plaindealer From Mrs. Anderson’s Collection PLENTY OF BEER SOON By a vote of 316 to 97 the House of Representatives late Tuesday passed President Roosevelt’s Beer bill.…

Sports Schedules – 03/30/2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 31 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Heritage at Leake 6 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy Fast-Pitch Softball 4 p.m. — Leake County at French Camp 5 p.m. — Kosciusko at Louisville 6 p.m. — Bruce at…

Update on actions in the House from Rep. Hood

The majority of House committees met and worked diligently toward the end of last week and up until Tuesday of this week. By Tuesday, deadline day to move all general bills received from the Senate out of committee and onto…

News of Yesteryear – 03/30/2016

Thirty-Four years ago this week–From the files of the March 25, 1982, Choctaw Plaindealer Ackerman Mayor Died Saturday Thomas R. Glasgow, 68, long-time Mayor of Ackerman died Saturday morning in an Oxford Hospital after a long illness. Mayor Glasgow will…

Obituary – Mrs. Alice Inez McAdams Taylor

Ackerman, MS On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, Mother, “Memaw,” Inez M. Taylor went quiet in the night leaving her earthly family to be united with her heavenly one. She was born December 12th 1921, to Abbey Denton and Frankie…

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS.…