Chamber Movie Night a success

From press reports


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16, at the amphitheater at Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman.

An audience began to gather at dusk for the showing … Read more

APD officers earn taser re-certification

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Ackerman Police Department officers earn re-certification on using the taser after the August 16 training. A deputy with the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department and the Webster County Sheriff’s Department also earns their certification.… Read more

Budget talks topic of supervisor meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Budget talks begin with the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors in their August 12 board meeting. The supervisors have less than one month to prepare and approved the Fiscal Year 201-2014 budget. Law … Read more

School Board approves intruder safety training

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The School Board heard a presentation from Larry Rowlett, CEO of Presidential Security, during their August 12 meeting. Rowlett offered his services to review the district’s school safety plan and train Choctaw County … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Is there a certain number of words that students need to know in order to succeed?  Catherine Snow of Harvard University stressed that teachers need to teach the 26 letters … Read more

Douglas performs at South Union Camp meeting

On July 30, 2013, at the 11 a.m. service, Solo artist Danita (Oswalt) Douglas, of Ackerman, singing at South Union United Methodist Church 141st Camp Meeting.

Danita’s voice has been compared to the Queen of County music star, Kitty Wells, … Read more

Presley pushes to extend rate incentives for

From press reports


Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley today publicly encouraged Mississippi’s major electric and gas utilities to extend Small Business Rate Incentives for another year. Incentives provided by Entergy Mississippi, Mississippi Power Company, Atmos Energy, CenterPoint Energy and … Read more

Sports schedule


Prep Softball

6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at East Webster

6 p.m. — Eupora at Louisville

Prep Volleyball

5 p.m. — Aberdeen at Choctaw County

Junior High Football

5:30/6:30 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy

FRIDAY, … Read more


Mr. James Jr. Yates

Saturday August 3, 2013

Funeral services for Mr. James Jr. Yates, 45, were held at Mt. Pisgah M. B. Church at 11:00 A.M. August 14, 2013. Rev. Kevin Forrest officiating. Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.… Read more