Calendar of Events

Chester Community Center Annual Meeting Sept. 27 The people of Chester Community Center will have its annual meeting Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at the Community Center. NARFE to Meet Sept. 27 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees…

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

By C.J. Johnson After the bloodbath at the Battle of Antietam, the outnumbered Confederates pulled out for Virginia in the evening of September 18, 1862. The Union forces far outnumbered the number of Rebel troops, but Union General McClellan chose…

Weir Lions struggle at homecoming

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Weir Lions continue to struggle this season losing their fifth straight game of the year and third game of Class 1A, Region 3 District 4 play against the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves, 54-6. The…

VA mobile health clinic to setup in Ackerman

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will setup a Mobile Health Clinic in Ackerman on Saturday, September 29 beginning at 9 a.m. at the National Guard Armory. The mobile health clinic will be…