From press reports
Members of 4-County Electric Power Association elected two directors, took rides on a hot air balloon, celebrated the cooperative’s 75th anniversary, attended a health fair and learned about a variety of cooperative programs and initiatives Thursday at … Read more
On February 19 the Plexus Worldwide camera crew rolled into Ackerman.
They came to film a video about Plexus’ first Diamond Couple, Jerry and Debra Lawson. A Diamond Ambassador is someone who has reached the top rank in the … Read more
From press reports
After several months of dedication and hard work, the team at Mississippi Forge makes its first dispatch of finished products. This has been a moment eagerly awaited by the company who has spent a fortune in turning … Read more
From press & staff reports
After months of preparation and hard work, The Choctaw Chamber of Commerce held the Pine Tree Music Fest, formerly known as Junefest, this past Saturday in downtown Ackerman.
It was a wonderful day for the … Read more
By Angie Russell Irvin
As the reigning Mrs. Mississippi International 2014, I had the option of participating in Memorial Day Parades and Events in larger cities around the “Hospitality State,” such as Corinth, Tupelo, Vicksburg, Natchez, and cities along the … Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Ackerman Board of Aldermen held their monthly meeting on June 3 at City Hall. During this meeting the board:… Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
What is iambic pentameter (eye-AM-bik pen-TAM-uh-tur)? Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines the noun iamb, which has been in English since 1586, as a metrical foot consisting of one short syllable … Read more
By Roy Hawkins
There is no indication now that Mr. Calton Quarles’s pond was ever there. The dam that formed the small lake was bulldozed away years ago, and the shallow swale where the water once stood is covered with … Read more
AARP Safe Driving Class
An AARP Safe Driving Class will be held June 18 from … Read more