County selects Adams as new Fire Coordinator

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Blaine Adams, a lieutenant with the Grenada Fire Department and an Ackerman Volunteer Fireman was named Choctaw County’s’ newest Fire Coordinator at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors Monday,…

Volunteer firefighters serve community

Press and staff reports Did you ever stop to think what would happen if no one volunteered to put out fires or respond to medical emergencies in your community. The toll in lives and property would be unfathomable. Over 70%…

Choctaw County Volunteer

By: Tim “Tinker” Pritchett Ackerman V.F.D. If You See Red Lights Flashing On The Dash Of The Vehicle Coming From The Rear Please Pull Over And Make Way It Could Be Your Local Choctaw County Volunteer! We Don’t Flash Them…

Flag presentation

Chuck Bailey/Staff Simpson Volunteer Fire Department receives a new U.S. Flag from WoodmenLife Chapter 373 in Ackerman. WoodmanLife Sales Representative, Renee Murphy would like for you to contact her about receiving a flag for your business or entity. Pictured (left…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. On the blog titled “Tipping My Fedora” is a review of Think Twice, a 1939 play by Ayn Rand. Ayn is pronounced like the first syllable in Einstein. The review…