Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Breland

Mathiston, MS

Mrs. Ella Mae Breland, 92, passed away on November 16, 2015, at her residence in Mathiston. Mrs. Ella Mae was born May 27, 1923, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Maybell Gregg Coggins. She … Read more

Head Start under investigation in county

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson and Tish Butts
The Winona Times

WINONA – Head Start and Early Head Start classes in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes, and Webster counties are temporarily suspended after the federal Office of Head Start suspended Central … Read more

Turkey & Tinsel event a success

During Turkey and Tinsel several men enjoyed chili and swapping stories at Guns and Roses Pawn Shop.  Pictured are (L to R) Marty Crowder, Doug Atkinson and owner, Jason Jenkins

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Chamber of Commerce

Ackerman and French Camp has kicked off the Christmas shopping season with Turkey & Tinsel that was held on November 12. Seventeen local businesses participated bringing customers and visitors into their shops … Read more

Ackerman accepts radio read meter bids

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Alderman met Tuesday, November 3 and approved new meters in hopes of saving expenses. The meeting was in Ackerman Town Hall on Main Street.

The Board voted unanimously to accept … Read more