Ackerman Elementary School ready

By Glen Blaine, AES principal   I want to welcome everyone back to a new school year and hope that everyone had a wonderful summer break. We will hold our Open House on Tuesday, August 6th from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.…

The Civil War – Choctaw County Veteran visits Shiloh

Submitted by C.J. Johnson   The following article first appeared in the Choctaw Plaindealer January 22, 1908 as a letter written by Civil War veteran William Hooker Power. [Changes were made only where officers’ names were misspelled.] Editor Plaindealer: I…

Chamber provides support to small businesses

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   What support does the Chamber provide for small businesses through membership dues? This week I would like to share a few of those benefits, which are exclusive and unique…

Back to School Field Day planned

By Press Reports   On August 3 the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association will sponsor its Fifth Annual Back to School Field Day in Ackerman at the Tom Glasgow Park. All school-aged children along with their parents are invited…