Town decorates for Christmas

The Town of Ackerman shares the Christmas spirit by setting up Christmas decorations along the walking track in downtown Ackerman. Recently, department heads and employees setup the lights, candy canes, deer and other decorations along the track.

The Town of … Read more

Supervisors question audit proposals

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved an audit proposal from Watkins, Ward & Stafford after realizing that Fortenberry & Ballard PC did not submit a proposal by the deadline.

At the beginning of … Read more

Ansley earns Eagle Scout rank

By Press Reports

Eagle Scout Ceremony for Jacob Charles Ansley was held on December 1at the French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp.

Jacob is the son of Diane Ansley of French Camp and the late Charlie Ansley. Jacob was … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane, 75, were held 11:00 a.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Faith Unity U.M. Church. Rev. Ronald Jefferson officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery.

A resident of Ackerman, MS. Mrs. … Read more

Christmas Star event set for Rainwater

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 14 starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director … Read more

The Civil War – Battle of Prairie Grove, AR

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Following the Battle of Cane Hill in late November in far northwestern Arkansas, Union troops had fallen back to Cane Hill, while Confederate forces withdrew to the Boston Mountains. Confederate General Thomas Hindman had forces in … Read more