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Mr. David R. McDaniel Funeral services were held for David R. McDaniel, 57, on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 1 PM at Coleman Funeral Home. Bro. Rob Faulk officiated. Burial followed at Salem Cemetery in Choctaw County. A resident of…

DYW Trunk Show set

By Press Reports   Marilyn Ramirez, Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, will be traveling to Meridian July 14th to compete in the state program for the title of Mississippi’s Distinguished Young Woman. The Distinguished Young Woman Program is the new…

Ackerman police chief resigns

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Ackerman Police Chief Tanya Burton resigned after nearly four years as police chief. Burton was the first female police chief for the Town of Ackerman. The Ackerman Board of Aldermen approved her resignation,…

Do you want some dirt with that?

Jenkins

By Ellen Graves   An antique, faded green car that’s the size of a small tank drives slowly up the gravel driveway early one morning and parks by a garden that’s overgrown with weeds.  Ninety-one-year-old Inez Jenkins, of Ackerman, steps…

4-H Entomology Workshop Held

Children in the 4-H Entomology Workshop

Bugs and other interesting creatures were found Saturday, June 22 at the 4-H Entomology Workshop in Ackerman. Eleven children had fun searching for insects, looking at them under a microscope, looking at insect collections and making insect crafts.  They also…

New hospital open

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is now open for business at the brand new, state-of-the-art facility at the intersection of Highways 9 and 12 in Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The new $13 million Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is now open for business as of July 2. Patients can now go to the brand new, start of the art hospital for emergency…