Ackerman Aldermen hold meeting

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen held their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on November 6. The board held a public hearing for depositories for the town’s funds where they approved M&F Bank for the town’s … Read more

CCSD receives Lantern Award

Submitted by CCSD

On November 12–13 the Mississippi School Boards Association held its Fall Leadership Conference in Jackson. Four Choctaw County School Board members attended the two day conference and brought home the Lantern Award for Choctaw County School District.… Read more

Veterans honored with Joint Proclamation

The Veterans of Choctaw County where honored with a Joint Proclamation issued by the Mississippi House of Representatives and Mississippi Senate. Senator Gary Jackson and Representative Joey Hood both signed the proclamation.

Rep. Hood presented the proclamation to Col. Charles … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Annie Mae Morgan November 14, 2012 Funeral services for Annie Mae Morgan, 92, were held at 10 a.m. on November 17, 2012 at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Jess Morgan and Rev. Gary Robertson officiating. Burial followed in … Read more

Local author publishes first book

By Staff and Press Reports

Local author Whitney Yarber White publishes first book, “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus”, to be released in January.

White, 25, currently lives in Webster County in the New Hope Community, where her husband, Matthew, pastors … Read more

The Civil War

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On November 9, 1862, Union General Ambrose Burnside took command of the Army of the Potomac, replacing General George McClellan, who had been removed from command. Following McClellan would not be an easy transition. General Henry … Read more