Kelly to visit Choctaw County

From staff reports Congressman Trent Kelly will visit several locations in Ackerman August 4, 2016 from 2:00 until 3:45 p.m. The congressman’s itinerary for the day will began at 2:00 p.m. as he will visit the Chamber of Commerce building…

Rural Cemeteries

As many churches are experiencing church memorials and homecomings during this time of the year, the upkeep of the churches’ cemeteries is very important. Local residents like Joel and Ruth Nowlin have been helping to maintain the upkeep of cemeteries…

Visitation Numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway are released

From Press Reports “During June 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 525,501 visitors used the Parkway during June 2016 compared to 516,654…

News of Yesteryear

<strong>Seventy-four years ago this week–From the files of the July 3, 1942 Choctaw Plaindealer. </strong> First Settlers of Ackerman (We continue with part three of a four part series) The first business house opened in Ackerman was that of John…

Obituaries

Nancy Jean Nunn Gregory July 11, 2016 Services for Nancy Jean Nunn Gregory, 59, of Norman, Arkansas, were July 16, 2016, at Clear Springs Baptist Church near Ackerman with the Rev. Jim Rhodes officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.…