Supes discuss possible hospital changes

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed possibly changing the planned procedure room into a surgery room at the new hospital in their May 31 board meeting.

The final approved plans of the new … Read more

The Civil War – Fort Pillow and Memphis

Submited By C.J. Johnson

On the morning of June 6, 1862, Memphis, Tennessee – a naval port and manufacturing yard, an important industrial center, and the fifth largest city in the Confederacy – succumbed to Union forces by way of … Read more

2 run in judicial race

From Staff, Press Reports

Two attorneys will be on Choctaw County’s November general election ballot running for an open seat on the state Supreme Court.

They have qualified for the District 3, Post 3 seat now held by retiring Justice … Read more

Reflections of the universe at Rainwater

By Press Reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this season called “REFLECTIONS OF THE UNIVERSE”. This presentation will be given on Friday, June 8, 2012, starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, … Read more

Summer Reading at Weir Library

By Press Reports

All children pre-school to sixth grade are encouraged to DREAM BIG! READ!

The Weir Public Library will be hosting a summer reading program. Come and join the special guests, books, and activities from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. on … Read more

Calendar of Events

VBS at Fellowship Baptist June 4-8 Vacation Bible School, “The Rescuers” will be held at Fellowship Baptist Church, from June 4-8th. VBS begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. Friday, June 8th will be Parents’ Night, and we … Read more

Candice Pitts to perform at 6:30 p.m.

Candice Pitts of Mantachie will be the opening act for the 5th Annual JuneFest Saturday night entertainment.

Pitts will take stage at 6:30 p.m. on June 9 and perform until 7:15 p.m. in downtown Ackerman.

She has been entertaining audiences … Read more

Jason Miller to play at JuneFest

Rockin’ country will be heard throughout Ackerman on June 9 during JuneFest’s free concert by Jason Miller.

He will take the stage in downtown Ackerman at 8 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to come early, bring your chairs and kick back … Read more

JuneFest features 5K Run/Walk

By Amanda McBride

It’s almost time to put your running shoes on for the JuneFest 5K Run/ Walk on June 9 in downtown Ackerman.

The 2nd Annual JuneFest 5K Run/Walk will be held in downtown Ackerman during the 5th Annual … Read more