School Board approves employee recommendations

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board held a special meeting, on April 22. At the beginning of the meeting, School Board President Mike Thomas made a statement. “We are not going to discuss school colors,…

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo a huge success

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Kids’ Fishing Rodeo held on Saturday, April 20, at Choctaw Lake was a huge success. The fishing rodeo was sponsored by the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Forest Service, Mississippi Department of…

Earline White Hutchinson April 26, 2013 Funeral Services for Earline White Hutchinson, 74, were held at 2 p.m. April 28, 2013 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS with Rev. Tim Black officiating. Interment was at Mt. Zion Presbyterian church…

The Civil War – Grierson’s Raid Part 3

Submitted by C.J. Johnson In the early morning of April 24, the 8th day, Grierson and his men were on the move again. They left the plantation about six miles south of Philadelphia where they had briefly rested and continued…