ACKERMAN, Miss. (WCBI) — The men and women who serve to protect lives were honored Friday night in Ackerman. The Chamber of Commerce hosted The First Responders Dinner at the Choctaw County Community Center. Volunteer Firefighters, Law Enforcement, EMS, and Four County linemen were all invited. The organization says it was a way to thank first responders for their selfless acts. Door prizes were also given away. State Representative Joey Hood served emcee for the event.