Mobile Veteran Center to stop in Ackerman

By Press Reports
The Jackson Mobile Vet Center will stop in Ackerman on October 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. The Armory is located at 9540 Miss. Highway 12, Ackerman.

The VA is committed to reaching … Read more

Economic Development District awarded grant

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Economic Development District has been awarded a $25,000 site development grant from the Mississippi Development Authority.

The Choctaw County Economic Development District is one of eight grants awarded.

The matching grant is … Read more

Aldermen appoint Ward 1 post

Photo by Amanda McBride
John Shumaker takes the oath of office as the Ward 1 alderman for the Town of Ackerman. Justice Court Judge Andy Stephenson administers the oath of office.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

John Shumaker is now Ward 1 alderman for the Town of Ackerman. In the October 7 meeting, the board approved to dispense of the election since Shumaker was the only one to qualify. Shumaker … Read more

Supervisors approve cost of living raise

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Board of Supervisors approved a three percent cost of living raise to all Board of Supervisor and Chancery clerk employees in the October 6 meeting. This came after the supervisors gave some of … Read more