Qualifying period begins for town elections

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The qualifying period to run as a candidate in a municipal or town election has begun. Anyone interested in running for mayor or aldermen in the Towns of Ackerman, French Camp and Weir have…

20th Century Club members celebrate Jane Croly

Reported by Donna McKay, Club Reporter Ackerman Twentieth Century Club met Thursday, December 13, 2012 in the home of club hostess Marina Loper for a PJ Christmas party with thirteen members present. President Shurden called the meeting to order. She…

Obituaries

Mr. Derian Deljuan Dotson Tuesday January 1, 2013 Funeral service for Mr. Derian Deljuan Dotson, 32 were held at 11:00 a.m. January 5, 2013 at Mount Sinai M. B. Church, Louisville with Evangelist Essie Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the…

Shape up personal finances in the new year

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications Another year will soon begin, and with it, people will make resolutions for financial fitness and better spending and saving habits. Bobbie Shaffett, family resource management specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension…

The Secrets of Orion set for Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 11 starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater…

Calendar of Events

Book Sale at Broken Wings Broken Wings Thrift Store is having a book sale during the month of January. All books 10 for $1 or 25 cents each for less than 10. Open Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 8…