News

Correction – 03/11/2015

In last week’s article “Qualifying period ends for election”, the position of Chancery Clerk was mislabeled. The correct label should be Circuit Clerk. Also, the qualified candidates for Chancery Clerk were not listed. The Chancery Clerk candidates are Steve Montgomery … Read more

A Lady’s Club, bikers, and potties

Submitted

When you hear Ackerman 20th Century Club your next thought isn’t usually leather vest wearing, Harley riding bikers, but Jennifer Mize, the Advocates for Children chairperson, and the ladies of the club are about to change that. Starting Thursday, … Read more

Circuit court sentencing held for August court term

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Circuit Court was held this past February with numerous sentences handed down and two trials on the docket. Presiding over the term was Fifth Circuit Court Judge Clarence E. Morgan III.… Read more

In Our Community – 03/11/2015

God’s Love
Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a long stemmed yellow rose, its beautiful to the one who beholds it. Thank you Heavenly Father for all of your goodness I will forever praise your Holy name!!!

Spring break … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/11/2015

WED, MARCH 11
Prep Basketball
At Mississippi Coliseum
10:00 AM — GIRLS (Game 31G)— Class 2A semifinals: East Webster vs. Newton
12:00 PM — GIRLS (Game 32G) — Class 2A semifinals: Winner Game 15G vs. Winner Game 16G
2:00 PM … Read more

Civil War – Black soldiers in the Civil War

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On March 13, 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis signed a bill into law approving the use of black soldiers in the Confederate Army. In 1863, there were state militias of freed black men offered for Confederate … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/11/2015

Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting March 17
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend the Annual Meeting on March 17 at 5:30 pm at the Community Center in Ackerman. At the meeting, Chamber board members will … Read more

Obituaries – 03/11/2015

Mr. Charlie Wayne McKnight
March 2, 2015
Funeral services for Mr. Charlie Wayne McKnight, 75, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on March 6, 2015 at 2 p.m. Rev. Michael Mann and Rev. Jerry Lawson officiated. Burial at … Read more