Blood drive comes to Ackerman

One of nine coaches in the Mississippi Blood Services Fleet that came to Ackerman

From Staff Reports

The Mississippi Blood Services had a blood drive in the Fred’s parking lot Wednesday, December 23, 2015 from noon until 6 p.m.

We usually get anywhere from 20 to 25 donors when we come to Ackerman”, said … Read more

National Sojourners

National sojourners

The National Sojourners is a group of Masons with Military backgrounds. Officers and senior NCO’s who are also Master Masons are the members. Mississippi has had a chapter based in Hattiesburg for many years. The distance made it difficult to … Read more

Local Artist performs at area events


Special to the Choctaw Plaindealer

January 1, 2016, Ackerman artist Danita (Oswalt) Douglas performed at the Sparta Opry during their Friday night singing.

On Sunday morning, December 27, 2015, Danita performed a beautiful song written by studio owner, songwriter, musician … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/13/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 102 miscellaneous incident reports and 16 incident offense reports over the last two weeks.

12/31/15 Tarshetia Myles B/F 8/23/79 CSO Susp. D.L., No insurance, & Improper equipment
1/6/16 Janalvin Mosley B/M 7/6/84 CSO Failure … Read more

Make a New Year’s resolution – Volunteer

Submitted by Hughes, Juli

Do you want to make a difference in Choctaw County? Would you like to leave a legacy? Are you ready to share some of your talents? Do you want to help the future of Mississippi by … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/13/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

To achieve a practical and natural use of advanced words in your vocabulary, they must be used in your thinking, speaking, and writing several times a day within one week. … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/13/2016

A Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the church, school, civic, and service organizations that so generously donated supplies and goodies for our residents during the holiday season.… Read more