Monthly Archives: September 2012

FM 108 Day set for this Saturday

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Make plans to head to French Camp this Saturday for the 2013 FM 108 Day at the WFCA radio station. Join FM 108, French Camp Academy and more from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. to help … Read more

Chamber to sponsor holiday events

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The holidays are right around the corner! Before we know it, they will be here. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce with the help of local merchants has been planning a few holiday events.… Read more

Ackerman FY 2011-2012 budget approved

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Ackerman has set a total budget of $2,056,324 for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 with a tax levy of 50 mils.

The Board of Aldermen approved the budget and tax levy in their … Read more

Opinion filed in tax lawsuit against county

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Fifth Circuit Court Judge Clarence E. Morgan III recently filed his opinion in a lawsuit filed by Choctaw Gas Generation, LLC against Choctaw County.

Choctaw Gas Generation filed the lawsuit concerning the amount of … Read more

Students complete welding test

By Brady Clay, president of The Choctaw FFA Chapter

Recently in the Ag-Power Machinery Operations class at Choctaw County Career and Technology Center, the first-year students finished their tests on oxy-acetylene cutting.

These students are now learning how to stick, … Read more


Mrs. Minnie Bell Blake September 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Bell Blake,74, were held at 2 p.m., September 22, 2012 at Center Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Joel Hudson and Rev. Eddie Dodd officiated. Burial followed in Center Grove … Read more

Calendar of Events

Chester Community Center Annual Meeting Sept. 27 The people of Chester Community Center will have its annual meeting Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at the Community Center.

NARFE to Meet Sept. 27 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees … Read more

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

By C.J. Johnson

After the bloodbath at the Battle of Antietam, the outnumbered Confederates pulled out for Virginia in the evening of September 18, 1862. The Union forces far outnumbered the number of Rebel troops, but Union General McClellan chose … Read more