Calendar of Events

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch Nov. 20

Ackerman United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual chili lunch on Wednesday, November 20. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00. Take out will be available and meals can … Read more

New app, website reveal county data

From press reports

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – A wealth of county-level information is available in seconds through a set of profiles created by experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

A new app and website provide community stakeholders, business … Read more

Civil War – The Gettysburg address and its part in the war

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

In early November 1863, President Lincoln was invited to speak at the dedication ceremony for the Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) National Military Cemetery. The July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest, most horrific battles … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. James Leon McKnight

Memorial services for James Leon McKnight will be held Friday, November 29 at 2 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman.

Mr. McKnight died October 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a … Read more

Tobacco-Free Coalition at work in the community

From press reports

 

The Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties is at work in your community.

Keetha Mosley of Winona is the new Project Director. Mosley has a background in communications, including award-winning public relations work for … Read more

Aldermen hire fine collection agency

Photo by Amanda McBride
The Ackerman Mayor, Board of Aldermen and staff burn the note to Town Hall after the November 4 board meeting. The board previously approved to payoff the note to the Town Hall building.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

People with unpaid fines in the Town of Ackerman will soon have a representative from American Municipal Services contacting them for payment.

In the November 5 board meeting, the board listened to presentations … Read more