Healthy Holiday Substitutions for healthier meals

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

During the holiday season, eating healthy can seem downright impossible. Between shopping for the holidays, family and work responsibilities and sometimes not enough sleep, temptation to indulge in … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 12/23/2015

History of the Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

This week we have combined our News from Yesteryear to give you a brief history of how the Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport came about.

This is the second of … Read more

Civil War: A look Choctaw County, MS

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Judge J. P. Coleman, in his 1973 book “Choctaw County Chronicles,” wrote a great deal about Choctaw County during the Civil War. This article paraphrases or quotes his book.

“On January 9, 1861, by a vote … Read more

Conquer holiday calories with a plan for eating

Submitted by Juli Hughes, County Director/Nutrition and Food Safety
Mississippi State University Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Halloween and Thanksgiving are over and now the holiday season has officially begun. Here comes the holiday parties, Christmas cookies, Christmas dinner and … Read more

Local writer shines in International Magazine

From press reports

FRENCH CAMP, Mississippi—How much pain is too much to bear? A young mother experiencing postpartum depression is hit with the suicides of her mother-in-law and stepmother less than a month apart.… Read more

Legals – 12/23/2015

1. Any unknown heirs of Irving Wragg, Jr., who are adult non-resident… Read more

Obituaries – 12/23/2015

Martha Cooper Brown
Dec. 14, 2015
Services for Martha Cooper Brown, 84, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were Dec. 16, 2015, at University Baptist Church with burial in Resthaven Gardens of Memory Cemetery, both in Baton Rouge.
She was born June … Read more

Ackerman Community Blood Drive planned

Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a community blood drive in Ackerman on Wednesday, December 23, from 12 – 6 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the Fred’s in Ackerman. Donors will receive a T-shirt and a … Read more