Obituaries

Ms. Ann Carlisle May 15, 2012 Funeral services for Ms. Ann Carlisle, 68, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. Burial at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman.

A native of Winston County, … Read more

The Civil War – Battle of Winchester VA

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On May 25, 1862, the Confederates led by General Stonewall Jackson defeated Union forces, numbering 10,000, under the command of General Nathaniel Banks at Winchester, Virginia. Of the estimated 2,400 resulting casualties, only 400 were Confederate.… Read more

Calendar of Events

Blood Drive May 24 Pioneer Community Hospital will host a blood drive on Thursday, May 24th from 1 pm–6 pm. The United Blood Services Bloodmobile will be in the hospital parking lot taking donations. Every donor will be given a … Read more

Weir history disappears

By C.J. Johnson

One of the last historic commercial or public buildings in Weir was demolished earlier this month. The old Merchants and Farmers Bank building, which was given to the Town of Weir when this branch office was closed, … Read more

Drivers Ed class to be offered this summer

By Press Reports

Drivers Education will be offered at Ackerman High School this summer from June 4-June 29 from 10 am to 1 pm daily. The class will be available to students in grades 9-12, and each student who completes … Read more

Annual Memorial Day program set

By Staff and Press Reports

Choctaw County’s annual Memorial Day program will be held May 28 at 11 a.m. at the SSG Tommy Seary Little National Guard Armory in Ackerman.

Everyone is invited to come out and join in the … Read more