Christmas Parade theme announced

By Press Reports


The Town of Ackerman is proud to announce the theme for the 2013 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be Christmas Blessings – Unity in the Community. The parade is set for Thursday, December 5, at … Read more

Delta expands broadband in Ackerman

From press reports


Delta Telephone Company has been providing broadband service to its customers since 2004, and began the process to incorporate fiber to the home in the delivery of broadband in 2007. Currently over 44 miles of fiber … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Forty years ago AM radios were tuned to WLS in Chicago to hear Bob Sirott’s suave delivery, witticisms, and the hit records he played. “Bob Sirott’s First Radio Broadcast” is … Read more

5 vehicle accident occurs on Hwy. 15 North

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Five vehicles including a school bus and a garbage truck were involved in an accident on Highway 15 north on October 16.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol said around 7 a.m. a north bound … Read more