Ackerman police chief resigns

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Ackerman Police Chief Tanya Burton resigned after nearly four years as police chief. Burton was the first female police chief for the Town of Ackerman.

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen approved her resignation, … Read more

Do you want some dirt with that?

Jenkins

By Ellen Graves

 

An antique, faded green car that’s the size of a small tank drives slowly up the gravel driveway early one morning and parks by a garden that’s overgrown with weeds.  Ninety-one-year-old Inez Jenkins, of Ackerman, steps … Read more

4-H Entomology Workshop Held

Children in the 4-H Entomology Workshop

Bugs and other interesting creatures were found Saturday, June 22 at the 4-H Entomology Workshop in Ackerman. Eleven children had fun searching for insects, looking at them under a microscope, looking at insect collections and making insect crafts.  They also Read more

New hospital open

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is now open for business at the brand new, state-of-the-art facility at the intersection of Highways 9 and 12 in Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The new $13 million Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is now open for business as of July 2.

Patients can now go to the brand new, start of the art hospital for emergency … Read more

Exploring summer stars

From press reports

 

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, July 12, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by … Read more