News of Yesteryear – 03/30/2016

Thirty-Four years ago this week–From the files of the March 25, 1982, Choctaw Plaindealer

Ackerman Mayor Died Saturday
Thomas R. Glasgow, 68, long-time Mayor of Ackerman died Saturday morning in an Oxford Hospital after a long illness. Mayor Glasgow will … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Alice Inez McAdams Taylor

Ackerman, MS

On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, Mother, “Memaw,” Inez M. Taylor went quiet in the night leaving her earthly family to be united with her heavenly one. She was born December 12th 1921, to Abbey Denton and Frankie … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS

Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS. … Read more

Legals – 03/30/2016


Sealed bids will be received by the Choctaw County School District, Ackerman, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:00 A. M. on April 11th, 2016 for the right … Read more

Obituary – Ms. Linda Davis Wills

Ackerman, MS

Linda Davis WIlls, 65, a retired certified nursing assistant and caregiver, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her residence in Ackerman, MS. Ms. Wills was born December 13, 1950. She was a member of the Chester Baptist … Read more

Obituaries – 03/30/2016

Grace Jennings Sloan
Feb. 15, 2016
Services for Grace Jennings Sloan, 93, of Ackerman were Feb. 17, 2016, at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger Griffith and Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.… Read more

Mitchell presides over his first Circuit Court

Sheriff questions back log of cases

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Newly appointed, Honorable Judge George M. Mitchell, Jr. presided over the Choctaw County 5th Circuit Court for the February 2016 term. He replaces the Honorable Judge Clarence E. … Read more

20th Century Club to host Fondren book signing

Photo by Christopher W. Bounds
Kristi McLeod Fondren on Whitetop Mountain in Virginia near Buzzard Rock.

By Donna McKay
Club Reporter

The GFWC Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman will host a reception and book signing for Dr. Kristi McLeod Fondren Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 3:30-5:30pm at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. She will present … Read more

Birthday celebration held

Chuck Bailey/Staff
Volunteers from Weir Baptist Church (pictured from left to right) Celeste King, Phyllis McGee, Katherine Black and Ellen Turnipseed

From Staff Reports

The Choctaw County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recently celebrated March Birthdays for 11 of its residents.… Read more