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Aldermen approve to accept debit cards

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

In the first meeting of 2014, the Ackerman Board of Aldermen approved to begin accepting debit/credit cards at Town Hall.

Keith Taylor with Alpha Omega Processing made a presentation to the board in … Read more

‘GriefShare’ program offered at Ackerman Baptist

by Press Reports

 

Gentiva Hospice and Ackerman Baptist Church will begin offering the effective “GriefShare” grief support program on Tuesday evenings beginning January 21. GriefShare is a program for people mourning the death of a loved one.

A nationally … Read more

Birth – Zaxton Cade Miller

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Brian and Karen Miller, of Mathiston, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Zaxton Cade. Zaxton was born at Oktibbeha County Hospital on November 21, 2013 at 4:49 p.m.

He weighed 8 lbs 9.4 oz and was 20 … Read more

Pioneer MAC Committee donates to Broken Wings

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From press reports

 

The Pioneer Health Services of Choctaw MAC Committee held a food drive in November for Broken Wings Food Pantry.

Pictured is the MAC Committee along with Bro. Roger Griffith, director of Broken Wings.

The PCH-Choctaw MAC … Read more

Alternate heating sources pose greater fire risk

Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney wants everyone using a fireplace, gas heater, or wood burning stove for warmth to use extreme caution. As state temperatures remain below the freezing mark and lows are expected to break … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Operas are an important part of our culture. “Another Opening, Another Show” by Tom Markus and Linda Sarver points out that opera was born in the Renaissance when the Florentine … Read more