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
From staff reports
The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held its October 18, 2016 meeting for the purpose of interviewing and hiring for the position of Solid Waste clerk.
A motion was made by Board President Joey Stephenson to approve … Read more
The Choctaw County National Wild Turkey Federation recently made their annual donation to the Choctaw Baptist Food Ministry to assist in the purchase of turkeys and other Thanksgiving food items for needy families in Choctaw County.
This has been … Read more
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
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 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
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
Colton Mewbourn is only 11 years old and what does he like to do? Ride bulls!
Colton travels all over the world doing what he loves –riding bulls. Colton started a year ago riding miniature bulls in the MBR … Read more
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