Calendar of Events

Animal Shelter fundraiser Choctaw County Animal Shelter is selling chances on a Valentine’s Basket. Tickets are $1 each.  The beautiful, fun basket consists of $85 worth of Valentine’s candy, a stuffed animal, a candle and other products for the holiday.  Drawing will…

Letter to the editor – Dear Choctaw County

Dear Choctaw County, I’m writing to thank Ackerman residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas. Through their efforts, we were able to contribute towards 30,700 shoeboxes collected within the Columbus area—filled with toys, school…

Resource Guide now available

by: Deanie Graves, Resource Guide Committee member   Choctaw County now has a Resource Guide available. The Guide is a direct result of “Turning the Tide on Poverty” project by the Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County. 

GFW to host 5K Run for Wounded Warriors

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer   The GFWC Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman is sponsoring the 2014 5K Run to benefit Wounded Warriors on Saturday, March 29 at 8 a.m. in downtown Ackerman. A kid’s fun race will also…

District tourney nears for CC basketball

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School boys and girls basketball teams ail travel to Forest High School on Feb. 18 to play in the first round of the district tournament, but not before they…

Mrs. Barbara Ann (Perry) Aycock

February 9, 2014 Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Ann (Perry) Aycock, 68, will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Chester Baptist Church. Rev. Rob Faulk and Rev. David Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Mt.…