MLK Day celebration set


The NAACP will be hosting a Choctaw County Martin Luther King Celebration entitled,” Living the Dream.”

The event will be held on, Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 10 a.m to noon at Weir Chapel M.B. Church.… Read more

MEC study includes local road, bridge needs

This Bridge crosses Sand Creek at Dido Road in Eastern Choctaw County.

From Press & Staff Reports

An investment of an additional $375 million annually is needed to address the most vital road and bridge needs in Mississippi at the state and local level, according to a report released December 21, 2015 … Read more

CCH&G society hosts Christmas party

Billy Gannan makes his presentation on the history of “O’ Little Town of Bethlehem” and “Silent Night” to the Choctaw County Historical & Genealogical Society

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The December monthly meeting of the Choctaw County Historical & Genealogical Society hosted a Christmas Party for it’s members.

The meeting was held in the Pickle Boardroom of the Choctaw County Library Monday, December … Read more

Spencer to sing at Soul’s Haven Church


From Press Reports

Kevin Spencer will be singing at Soul’s Haven Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17. A love offering will be received.

Refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following the singing. Pastor James Caffey and … Read more

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