In our community – God’s Love

Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a dozen long stem whte roses, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it, thank you Heavenly Father for every good and perfect gift come from the Lord.
Roman 15:6 That ye … Read more

Letter to the editor – Make Some Noise

Can anything great come out of Ackerman, Miss?

Out of the African-American community in Ackerman, here a young ordinary girl who started out very young to embark upon a tired and exciting journey. Two roads diverged in a wood and … Read more

The Civil War – The Battle of the Wilderness

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The National Park Service website asks, “Did you know the first infantry shots of the bloodiest campaign in American history were fired in Saunders Field on May 5, 1864.” The intense fighting took place in Spotsylvania … Read more

61,494 Mississippians Enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace

Nationwide, enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace surged to eight million at the end of the first enrollment period, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. In Mississippi alone, 61,494 individuals selected a Marketplace plan. The final enrollment reporting period spans … Read more

County’s Riley wins 800 in South State

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Five Choctaw County High School athletes placed in the top four in their individual events in the MHSAA Class 3A South State Track Meet on Saturday, qualifying them for the 3A State Meet to … Read more