Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hospital searching for administrator

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is now searching for a new hospital administrator.

“We have started the national search for a new administrator,” said Steve Fontaine, vice president of hospital operations for Pioneer Health … Read more

JuneFest 2013 date announced

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, June 1, 2013, will be the date of the sixth annual Choctaw County JuneFest. Planning for the event officially kicked off last week with a committee meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office.… Read more

Candidates begin to return qualifying documents

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

In June this year, the Towns of Ackerman, French Camp and Weir will elect Mayors and Boards of Aldermen to serve for the next four years. Qualifying begin in January and will end at … Read more

Fabulous Fridays in February programs

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Learning about ways to become healthy and eat healthier just became easier-during the month of February. The public is invited to the Fabulous Fridays’ lunch program at noon at the Choctaw County Library in … Read more

New Agricultural/4-H agent at Choctaw County Extension

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Excited and eager to meet people in all Choctaw County communities would describe Darrell Banks, the new Agriculture and Natural Resources/4-H agent for the Mississippi Extension Service-Choctaw County.

Banks began working for the Choctaw … Read more

Mayor signs Healthy Family Month proclamation

By Press Reports

February is Healthy Family Month. This is a time set aside to celebrate the importance of cultivating and maintaining the bond between members of the familial unit. The family is the foundation on which communities are built.… Read more

The Civil War – Yazoo Pass Expedition

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

This week in 1863, the weather had taken a turn for the worse, slowing down operations to a winter’s pace. Associated Press reports documented a tremendous snow storm hitting the Virginia coastline, around the area of … Read more

14th Annual NWTF Banquet to be held

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host the 2013 Heritage Banquet on Saturday, March 2, at the Choctaw County Community Center. All are invited to attend and enjoy the seafood supper catered … Read more


Mrs. Barbara Dale Pogue February 3, 2013 Funeral services for Barbara Dale Pogue, 67, were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 with Rev Ed Saunders officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery.

A resident of Ackerman, … Read more