Visitation Numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway are released

From Press Reports

“During June 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 525,501 visitors used the Parkway during June 2016 compared to 516,654 … Read more

News of Yesteryear

<strong>Seventy-four years ago this week–From the files of the July 3, 1942 Choctaw Plaindealer. </strong>

First Settlers of Ackerman

(We continue with part three of a four part series)

The first business house opened in Ackerman was that of John … Read more


Nancy Jean Nunn Gregory

July 11, 2016

Services for Nancy Jean Nunn Gregory, 59, of Norman, Arkansas, were July 16, 2016, at Clear Springs Baptist Church near Ackerman with the Rev. Jim Rhodes officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.… Read more

Letter to the editor

Obtaining support

For the last ten years, I have struggled to obtain child support. I have navigated the proper channels. The Department of Human Services (Child Support) has been slow, but effective, with helping me collect the money owed.

In … Read more

Editorial roundup

Late in the game for tax study

The minds of the Republican leadership in Jackson work in some strange and mysterious ways.

Republicans take total control of the Capitol, pass an estimated 40 tax-cutting measures over five years worth $760 … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 68 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week.

7/9/16 Angel M. Pratt B/F 10/9/90 CSO No D.L., No MVL, & Improper Passing

7/9/16 Samuel Miller B/M 6/30/80 CSO No MVL, Phone … Read more