Pet Show draws large crowd

By Press Reports A unique event each year at the Choctaw County June Fest is the 20th Century Sponsored Pet Show. Always looking to serve the community, the 20th Century Club sponsors the event each year to raise funds for…

Ackerman Aldermen adopt noise ordinance

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Board of Aldermen adopted a new or updated Noise Ordinance in their June 5 board meeting. The ordinance prohibits loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises within the Town of Ackerman. The changes to…

Obituaries

Mr. Herbert Alexander Blanton Friday, June 15, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Herbert Alexander Blanton, 90, were held at 2 p.m., June 17, 2012 at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman. Rev. Jerry Lawson officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery…

Calendar of Events

Native Plant Propagation June 21st 12-1 pm at Choctaw County Extension Office in the Courthouse Annex. Dr. Wayne Porter will discuss who to grow your own native plants for your landscape. This workshop, presented via interactive video, is free and…

Coleman guest speaker at Republican Party meeting

By Press Reports The Choctaw County Republican Party met on June 12 at the Choctaw County Courthouse. There were several items on the agenda, including the formation of the County Executive Committee and other committees. Executive Chairman Shannon Crow addressed…

Secessionville, S.C. becomes battle site

Submitted by C.J. Johnson While the three day ride of General Stuart and his cavalry around the Army of the Potomac in mid-June was not of critical importance as a stand-alone action, it provided significant information to General Lee for…