Special session update from Representative Joey Hood

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

 

On Monday, June 24, Governor Phil Bryant called a special session of the Legislature for Thursday, June 27. This is the second extraordinary special session called by Governor Bryant in 2013. This special … Read more

DYW Trunk Show set

By Press Reports

 

Marilyn Ramirez, Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, will be traveling to Meridian July 14th to compete in the state program for the title of Mississippi’s Distinguished Young Woman. The Distinguished Young Woman Program is the new … Read more

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