New laws in Mississippi began July 1

From staff reports

The Mississippi State Legislature recently passed laws during the 2012 regular session that took effect on July 1, 2012. Each year the legislature goes into session to make laws, change laws or get rid of rules for … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit for Sandra Smith August 4 A benefit for Sandra Smith, battling cancer, will be held August 4 at the Woodman of the World in Eupora at 11 a.m. Come out and enjoy an auction, music, a cake sale, food, … Read more

The Civil War – Cedar Mountain and Clara Barton

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On August 9, 1862¸ C.S.A. General Stonewall Jackson claimed a narrow Confederate victory over General Nathaniel Banks at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, also known as Slaughter’s Mountain or Cedar Run.

During the summer of … Read more

Silver Alert Cancellation

Silver Alert Cancellation
The Silver Alert issued earlier today for James William Sunn of Ackerman, Mississippi is cancelled. Mr. Sunn was located earlier this evening, unharmed as he continued his journey to Canada. Thank you for your participation in this
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Dr. O

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

A new doctor has arrived in Choctaw County. Dr. Terry O’Malia recently joined the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw team. Right now, he is working in the emergency room with clinic hours to be … Read more

Movie Night slated for August 4

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Mark your calendars for Movie Night on August 4 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

Parents make plans to bring your children to watch Puss in Boots (rated PG) for the first … Read more