Eight youth compete at MSU

By Juli Hughes Choctaw County Coordinator Family & Consumer Science, 4-H MSU Extension Service

Choctaw County 4-H is proud of our eight 4-H’ers who competed June 1-3 at 4-H Club Congress at MSU. Hundreds of youth from all over the … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon to feature Warren

By Mary Nell Coblentz

French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, August 9, 12:00‬ noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be Rene Warren, whose topic will be “Growing Up In French Camp.” She has a … Read more

Supervisors deadlocked on hospital audit

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

In a 2-2 vote the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors deadlocked on moving forward with an audit of the Choctaw Regional Medical Center, Nursing Home and clinics from 2010-2013.

The vote at the Monday, … Read more

Man found guilty of harvesting deer on Natchez Trace

From Press Reports

Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, and Luis Santiago, Special Agent in Charge of the United States Fish and Wildlife
Service, announced that James Larry McClure, 41, of Ackerman, pled guilty … Read more


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Local artist sings during Old Lebanon Presbyterian Church Camp Meeting
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 soloist, Danita Douglas, of Ackerman sang a beautiful song at the 11:00 a.m. service during camp meeting at Old Lebanon Presbyterian Church.

The church … Read more

Veterans cemetery tower design unveiled

From Press & Staff Reports

Representatives from the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board met with leaders from the American Legion Post 52 in Winona recently to unveil the plans for the carillon tower proposed for the new North Mississippi Veterans Memorial … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your

This week’s column is pertaining to the truism that vocabulary opens your mind, the second of three reasons discussed in the article “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary” published … Read more

Sizing up the Summer skies

By Edwin Faughn

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a public program for this summer season called “Sizing Up the Summer Skies! This presentation will be given Friday, August 12, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher … Read more

Sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect May sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.
MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent … Read more

News of YesterYear



The youth choir of Ackerman Baptist Church is on tour this week in Miss., Ala. and Ga. They are presenting the musical, “Come Together,” which is an experience in Christian love. It is an opportunity for our youth choir … Read more