Veteran’s Day ceremony held at CCHS

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

This year’s recognition of Veteran’s Day was special for the residents of Choctaw County as The Choctaw County High School and VFW Post 5569 in Ackerman partnered for this year’s Veterans Day ceremony, which Read more

Supreme Court position up for grabs in runoff election

From press & staff reports

Following the results of one of the most contentious presidential elections in U.S. history, two top candidates in a local judicial race will face one another in a Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Runoff Election.

This Read more

It’s not too late

From press reports

The “United We Feed” 3-week food drive sponsored by the United Way of North Mississippi is in its last week. If you were planning to donate and for some reasons thought it was too late, I have … Read more

Dr. Kristi M. Fondren receives national award


Dr. Kristi McLeod Fondren, Associate Professor of Sociology at Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, was recently selected to receive the 2016 Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research by the National Recreation and … Read more

CRMC hosts Monster Mash celebration on Halloween

Submitted by Stephanie Black

CRMC Director of Social Services and Discharge Planning

Staff, patients of past & present came together to celebrate Halloween this year at Choctaw Regional Medical Center. The Monster Mash, held on Halloween day, encompassed tricks & … Read more

Choose technology gifts for children carefully

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Extension Service

Before buying electronic educational gadgets to help children learn, adults need to recognize the difference in active engagement and passive entertainment.

Louise E. Davis, a professor of child and family development for the Mississippi … Read more

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Dec. 1 Ackerman Christmas Parade

The Town of Ackerman announces plans for the 2016 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be “A Storybook Christmas.” It will be held … Read more