Mrs. Mississippi International heads to Chicago

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Traci Mongeon is now in Chicago, Ill. preparing for the Mrs. International pageant in Chicago, Ill. on July 20-21.

Mrs. Mississippi International Traci Mongeon, of Ackerman, is now in Chicago, Ill. taking part in … Read more


Mr. Robert Evans Weed, Sr. Saturday, July 14, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Robert Evans Weed, Sr., 85, were held at 11 a.m., July 17, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in a Ackerman. Rev. Danny Irvin officiated. Burial followed in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Grapes & Muscadines for Mississippi July 19 A program on Grapes and Muscadines for Mississippi will be presented via interactive video Thursday, July 19 at noon at the Choctaw County Extension Office. This program is free and open to the … Read more

The Civil War – Union ideas and action

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On July 14, 1862, President Lincoln signed into law the bill that created the Army Medal of Honor.

“Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That … Read more

Aldermen discuss limb, debris removal

By Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen discussed the collection of limb and debris removal in their monthly board meeting held Tuesday, July 3 at 6 p.m.

The board discussed the fact that Ackerman does not … Read more

School Board rejects FCE roof repair

By Ellen Graves and Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board rejected bids to repair the roof at French Camp Elementary until a full evaluation is made. In the July 2 board meeting, the board discussed the … Read more