Ming honored with Country Music Trail marker

Ward 4 Ackerman Alderman Billy Gannan shares information about Hoyt and Rozelle Ming’s musical career.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ackerman and Choctaw County are rich in musical talent and heritage. This musical heritage was honored on October 9 with the unveiling of a Country Music Trail marker in honor of Hoyt Ming.

The … Read more

Jack-O-Lantern Jam this weekend

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Make plans to attend Jack-O-Lantern-Jam this Saturday in downtown Ackerman.

Jack-O-Lantern Jam will be Saturday, October 25 beginning at 4 p.m. in downtown Ackerman.… Read more

Chargers take near indescribable win over SE Lauderdale


By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Unbelievable. Incredible. Crazy. Bizarre. Amazing.

If you don’t like any of those words to describe Choctaw County’s stunning 59-55 come-from-behind road win over Southeast Lauderdale last Friday night, then just make up your own.… Read more

Prayer service set for persecuted Christians


By Gwen Sisson

It began with news coverage of Iraqi Christians fleeing persecution from ISIS terrorists. The scenes of Christians fleeing to the mountains brought a reminder that religious persecution is an ever-present reality.

With that in mind, the Webster … Read more