Open Houses times, dates set for local schools

Ackerman Elementary School Open House will be Wednesday, August 8 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. All parents and students are invited to attend and many bring their school supplies to their homeroom during the event. There will be tables in the … Read more

Cooper attends Youth Tour in D.C.

By: Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer

Alison Cooper had the chance of a lifetime to visit the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C as a 4-County Electric Power Association delegate for the 2012 Youth Tour that was held June 16-22. Over … Read more

Movie Night this Saturday

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Movie Night is this Saturday, August 4 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

Parents make plans to bring your children to watch Puss in Boots (rated PG) for the first Movie Night … Read more

Nunnelee to speak at BBL

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Congressman Alan Nunnelee will be the guest speaker at the Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, August 15 at noon at the Choctaw County Community Center.

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to … Read more

Cooper, DYW, recognized as Fitness Winner

By Press Reports

On Friday, July 20st, 2012, the Mississippi Distinguished Young Woman Program recognized Alison Cooper with a $500 scholarship for being one of the top five physically fit participants in the program.

Cooper was selected along with Meridian, … Read more

New laws in Mississippi began July 1

From staff reports

The Mississippi State Legislature recently passed laws during the 2012 regular session that took effect on July 1, 2012. Each year the legislature goes into session to make laws, change laws or get rid of rules for … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit for Sandra Smith August 4 A benefit for Sandra Smith, battling cancer, will be held August 4 at the Woodman of the World in Eupora at 11 a.m. Come out and enjoy an auction, music, a cake sale, food, … Read more

The Civil War – Cedar Mountain and Clara Barton

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On August 9, 1862¸ C.S.A. General Stonewall Jackson claimed a narrow Confederate victory over General Nathaniel Banks at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, also known as Slaughter’s Mountain or Cedar Run.

During the summer of … Read more

Silver Alert Cancellation

Silver Alert Cancellation
The Silver Alert issued earlier today for James William Sunn of Ackerman, Mississippi is cancelled. Mr. Sunn was located earlier this evening, unharmed as he continued his journey to Canada. Thank you for your participation in this
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Dr. O

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

A new doctor has arrived in Choctaw County. Dr. Terry O’Malia recently joined the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw team. Right now, he is working in the emergency room with clinic hours to be … Read more