Ackerman Elementary School ready

By Glen Blaine, AES principal


I want to welcome everyone back to a new school year and hope that everyone had a wonderful summer break.

We will hold our Open House on Tuesday, August 6th from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. … Read more

The Civil War – Choctaw County Veteran visits Shiloh

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


The following article first appeared in the Choctaw Plaindealer January 22, 1908 as a letter written by Civil War veteran William Hooker Power. [Changes were made only where officers’ names were misspelled.]

Editor Plaindealer: I … Read more

Back to School Field Day planned

By Press Reports


On August 3 the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association will sponsor its Fifth Annual Back to School Field Day in Ackerman at the Tom Glasgow Park. All school-aged children along with their parents are invited … Read more

Chamber provides support to small businesses

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


What support does the Chamber provide for small businesses through membership dues? This week I would like to share a few of those benefits, which are exclusive and unique … Read more

Proud to lead Choctaw County High School

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A new era is has begun in Choctaw County with the creation of the Choctaw County High School. This school year will be the first for CCHS as students, staff and parents come together … Read more

Gridiron Gold movie to be shown

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to be shown around the state in August.

Mississippi Gridiron Gold is an 80-minute movie co-produced by noted attorney and author Mike … Read more

St. Luke completes Building Strong Families course

Members of St. Luke Full Gospel Church recently completed the 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage class. Pictured is (left to right) (front)  Angela Miller, Loretta Miller, Dorothy Miller, and Pastor Levon Murphy, (back) Carl Fair, Shan Patterson, Delores Murphy, and Billie Murphy.

By Press Reports


Congratulations to the most recent class to complete the Building Strong Families (BSF), marriage education workshop entitled 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage. The classes, free of charge, were held at St. Luke Full Gospel Church … Read more

Consider recovery options for storm-damaged trees

By Gary R. Bachman

MSU Horticulturist

Coastal Research & Extension Center


Mississippi landscapers often see favorite trees fall victim to lightning, strong winds and other elements, especially during tropical storm season, leaving the owners to make hard decisions on … Read more