DYW Cooper prepares for state program in Meridian

By Ellen Graves
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Choctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman Alison Cooper gave a glimpse of what will happen at the state program in Meridian during her trunk show that was held Friday, July 13 at the Ackerman Baptist
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AHS Cheer attends camp

by Press Reports

The Ackerman High School Cheerleaders attended NCA summer cheer camp on June 1- 4 at Millsaps College. While attending camp, the squad received all superior ribbons, a spirit stick each night, and a technical certificate for jumps.… Read more

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