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E911 Calls

July 6 12:14 p.m., Davis St., Medical Call, EMS, APD 4:22 p.m., Ann St., WPD Other, WPD 7:25 p.m., Quinn St., Unwanted Person, APD 8:20 p.m., Concord-Bethsalem Rd., MVA, CSO, EMS 8:34 p.m., W. Cherry Ave., APD Other, APD July…

Read for Fun 2016 Career Day

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Mattie McDaniels, Program Coordinator, for the Read For Fun Summer Reading Program hosted a career day at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman Thursday, July 14. The Read For Fun Summer Reading Program is…

Broken Wings CWJC to begin Aug. 16

By Pam Simpson, Site Coordinator Broken Wings CWJC The Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) a ministry of Broken Wings in Ackerman is about to begin it’s forth year, training women in our community the basic skills needed to be successful…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com Camp Meeting at South Union July 27, 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., South Union United Methodist Church, Ackerman. Pastor Kevin Yearber and the members of South…

First ever Business After Hours a success

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The first ever Business After Hours sponsored by the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce was held Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Art’s Place in downtown Ackerman. The Business After Hours, which will become a…

News of Yesteryear

Seventy-four years ago this week–From the files of the July 3, 1942 Choctaw Plaindealer. First Settlers of Ackerman (This is the last of a four part series) It would be unfair to the bootleggers of the early days in the…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

By Don Vaughan I recently read “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary,” published on “Litemind [sic]: Exploring Ways to Use our Minds Efficiently.” The website article pointed out that developing a vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways…

Teachers from across state receive STEM training

From Press Reports Recently, teachers from across Mississippi came together at the Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin Campus of Hinds Community College in Pearl for the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) inaugural STEM Conference. The STEM Conference showcased MDOT’s…

Longest tenured Ackerman Policewoman retires

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The longest tenured policewoman for the town of Ackerman recently retired. Lisa Coleman, of Kosciusko, who began her law enforcement career at Holmes Community College, was given a retirement reception in her honor attended…