Teachers from across state receive STEM training

From Press Reports


Pictured from left: Chris Webb, Pontotoc Ridge Career and Technical School; Patricia Simmons, Central School; Stephanie Kitchens, Okolona Vocational School; Julie Chase, French Camp Elementary School; Caitlin Bailey, TRAC Trainer; and, Holly Bailey, TRAC Trainer.

Recently, teachers … Read more

Longest tenured Ackerman Policewoman retires


Ackerman Police Chief, Kevin Stark, presents Officer, Lisa Coleman, with the shadowbox at her retirement reception held at the Ackerman Town Hall Boardroom.


This shadowbox was presented to Coleman with her patch and badge along with an expert shot badge

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National Aquarium Month celebrated


Pictured (left to right) are Sara Chancellor, Elizabeth Tackett, Tara Hutcherson and Kelly Godwin dressed for the luau.


Employees tried their turn at hula dancing

Last month Choctaw Regional Medical Center’s Safe and Sound Art Therapy program celebrated June’s National … Read more

Supes file $6.2 million claim against Pioneer

By Chuck Bailey

The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors went into executive session at 1:15 p.m. Monday, July 18 after taking a break from their morning session that began at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the … Read more

From Press Reports

Tuesday, June 28, during the Mississippi Municipal League Conference, the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Tobacco Control (OTC) and Smoke-Free Mississippi were recognized as first in the nation for passing the most smoke-free air ordinances. … Read more

Kelly to visit Choctaw County

From staff reports

Congressman Trent Kelly will visit several locations in Ackerman August 4, 2016 from 2:00 until 3:45 p.m.

The congressman’s itinerary for the day will began at 2:00 p.m. as he will visit the Chamber of Commerce building … Read more

Rural Cemeteries

As many churches are experiencing church memorials and homecomings during this time of the year, the upkeep of the churches’ cemeteries is very important. Local residents like Joel and Ruth Nowlin have been helping to maintain the upkeep of cemeteries … Read more