Slithering visitor


The students of Weir Elementary had a great time on Friday, May 8 as Terry L. Vandeventer presented the Living Reptile Museum. Mr. Vandeventer is a professional Herpetologist and… Read more

Aldermen discuss grant application

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen discussed receiving a grant for improvements to the town during its monthly meeting held on May 5 at City Hall.… Read more

Zinn, Kelly to meet in runoff election

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Last week’s special election to fill the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee’s vacant 1st Congressional District seat will have to wait for a winner as two of its candidates will square off in a runoff … Read more

Ribbon cutting held at Art’s Place


By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Art’s Place located on Main Street in Ackerman on May 15.

The event, which was attended by a number … Read more


BIPEC Champs, 2015 006

Senator Gary Jackson, (center), was honored as a BIPEC Business Champion during a presentation at the Capitol on Monday, May 18, 2015, for voting in favor of pro-business legislation and providing leadership that created a business friendly environment in Mississippi.… Read more

Local student wins prestigious award at MUW


From press reports

Congratulations to Vanessa Miller of Reform on her achievement of Presidential status in The National Society of Leadership and Success at Mississippi University for Women. Vanessa is the daughter of Earlie & Ola Miller of Reform. It … Read more

Science fun

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Ackerman Elementary Gifted Students took part in the Lower Regional Science Fair grades K-5 at Mississippi State University in April.  There were 800 students from surrounding counties that competed.  Below are the AES winners.… Read more