Historical Highlight Luncheon set for January 12


From press reports

The speaker for the January 12 Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be Marvanean Kennedy.

For the past 11 years Mrs.Marvanean Kennedy has worked in the FCA Dining Hall. She is dearly loved by … Read more

Santa visits Ackerman baby at NICU


Santa visited some special babies, including Cornelius Hightower, at North Mississippi Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Women’s Hospital. Cornelius was born 12 weeks early to Victoria Hightower in late October.… Read more

Former East Webster standout making big splash at EMCC


By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.

That … Read more

65 years

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Alvin and Vivian Coleman recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary, Sunday, … Read more

Gifts presented for Christmas

4-H Christmas Card Volunteers(from Left to Right)  Isaiah Miller age 9, Trent Miller age 14, Angel Miller age 13 and Fannie Miller age 10

From press reports

The Choctaw County 4-H Club handed out homemade Christmas Cards to the residents and staff of the Choctaw County Nursing Home Wednesday, December 23rd.… Read more

Local Dollar Generals donate toys to Shriner Hospital

Weir Toy Drive (From Left to Right) Chris Nettles, Grover Vining, Shelby Payten and Buck Ray

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Dollar General of Ackerman and Weir sponsored toy drives this Christmas season to help make some children’s Christmas brighter. Customers in Ackerman were asked to buy at least a $5.00 dollar toy to have … Read more


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Danita Douglas of Ackerman won this Santa Claus December 23, 2015 at Timeless… Read more

Identify any

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This 1909 photograph is of a Choctaw County jury and a couple involved in the case.  The couple seated in the middle of the photograph have been identified as Walker Porter and his wife Lizzie Porter.  The Choctaw County jurors … Read more

12 Days of Christmas a success

Swade Hall (left) and Michelle Pritchett (right) help Paula Whitmire (center) with her tree topper at Forget Me Not Florist during the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Even if you didn’t know about it, you had to be surprised to find out about the 12 days of Christmas Extravaganza that eight Choctaw County businesses participated in, beginning December 10th. The extravaganza … Read more

Hood shot

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Jonah Hood recently bagged his first buck a six pointer December 22nd.… Read more