Monthly Archives: November 2012

Choctaw County firewise event set for Nov. 29

From press reports

“How to have a firewise home” workshop will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Pap’s Place in Ackerman, Mississippi. The meeting will start at 5:30 PM p.m. and end at 8:45 p.m.

The purpose of … Read more

Chamber Spooktacular event a town success

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce sponsored Trunk-or-Treat and Spooktacular Parade was a huge success for the community with hundreds of children attending. The event provided an evening of family fun for all ages.… Read more

Supervisors disagree on audit proposals

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors disagrees on whom to hire to perform the 2012 and 2013 audits.

The board previously received two proposals from Watkins, Ward and Stafford and Fortenberry & Ballard PC.… Read more


Mrs. Marlene Lucas Hunt November 6, 2012 Funeral services for Marlene Lucas Hunt, 77, were held at 2 p.m. on November 8, 2012 at Salem Independent Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Long officiating. Burial followed in Salem Independent Methodist Church … Read more

Peter Krebs – killed at Shiloh. B. Krebs. W. Krebs – killed at Shiloh. William Kyle – killed at Missionary Ridge. Claborne Kyle – wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia and died in Hospital in Georgia. Sam C. Kennedy, Sr. – … Read more

Calendar of Events

Annual Fruit Sale The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center is having their Annual Fruit Sale. See any VoTech student or call 285-4152.

NARFE to Meet Nov. 15 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, November … Read more

Health Science students learn first hand

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Health Science Technology students received an up close and personal view of MedStatAir while learning about career pathways for emergency medical personnel.

MedStatAir, a helicopter, provides scene and hospital transports of critically ill and … Read more

Christmas Open House tomorrow

By Staff and Press Reports

Make plans to visit Ackerman on Thursday, November 8 to start your holiday shopping during the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open House.

Thirteen members from the Chamber of Commerce will be participating in … Read more

Students learn school bus safety

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

School bus safety is not only important to the children but to parents, teachers, bus drivers and anyone driving near a school bus.

The Choctaw County School District Transportation Department recently celebrated School Bus … Read more