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MCS hosts annual Family Heritage Celebration

By Press Reports

The Miller-Coleman-Satterfield Foundation, Inc. hosted its annual Family Heritage Celebration to honor widows and widowers in the community. This year’s theme was “Celebrating the Legacy of the Past as a Foundation for the Future.”

Rev. Tyrone Edward … Read more

BSF holds coalition meeting

By Press Reports

The Building Strong Families (BSF) quarterly coalition meeting was held Friday at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville, MS; the crowd of 32 people included community leaders from Oktibbeha, Choctaw and Winston Counties.

The coalition was created to … Read more

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Jan. 3 The VFW will meet on Thursday, January 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place in Ackerman.

Revival at Maben Church of God Jan. 6-9 Bishop Levell Kelly invites everyone to revival at Maben Church of God … Read more

Miller donates sermons to MCS Foundation

By Press Reports

The Miller-Coleman-Satterfield Foundation, Inc. hosted a “Family Fun Festival” to celebrate the unity of the family and emphasize the importance of remembering our heritage. Families traveled from Jackson, Holly Springs, McCool, West Point, Southhaven, Ethel, Kosciusko, Weir … Read more

Christmas Brunch draws crowd

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

More than 100 people attended the Christmas Brunch on December 8 at the Choctaw County Community Center that was sponsored by the Ackerman Twentieth Century Club.

The guest speaker for the brunch was Rita … Read more

Holiday Open House draws good crowd

From press reports

The annual Holiday Open House event drew a large crowd with events for the whole family. Santa Claus visited along with a Festival of Trees, crafts for the children, story time, musical performances and more.

The Festival … Read more

Emergency personnel learn from disaster drill

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Local emergency response personnel and the staff of the hospital are now more equipped to handle a disaster if one happens in Choctaw County.

The Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw held a disaster drill … Read more

Science of Agricultural Animals

By Press Reports

Poultry, a $2.4 billion dollar industry, is Mississippi’s number one agricultural industry. In 2011, there were approximately 765 million broilers produced in Mississippi on 1,478 farms.

With the addition of the Science of Agricultural Animals course offered … Read more

Area residents Graduate from MUW

The following students graduated in December from Mississippi University for Women. Shannon Black , a resident of Ackerman, MS graduated with a/an BA

Joni McCulloch , a resident of Ackerman, MS graduated with a/an MED. Founded in 1884 as the … Read more