Monthly Archives: April 2013

Providence Baptist Church dedicates FLC

By Terry Harpole On the evening of March 24, if you had been driving down Chester- Tomnolen Road south of Little Mountain on the Natchez Trace and saw all the cars parked around Providence Baptist Church, you might have thought…

Supervisors discuss possible airport improvements

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Possible improvements to the county airport was briefly discussed in the March 28 Choctaw County Board of Supervisor meeting. Mark Carruth addressed the board about possible improvements or additions to the county’s airport that…

JuneFest t-shirt design revealed

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Chamber of Commerce JuneFest Committee is proud to reveal the 2013 JuneFest t-shirt. JuneFest will be held Saturday, June 1, in downtown Ackerman. The Ackerman Twentieth Century Club will be selling the JuneFest…

Sequestration effects at Natchez Trace Parkway

By Press Reports On March 1, 2013, the Natchez Trace Parkway was required to reduce its annual budget by five percent, in accordance with the sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011. The effects of this federal law…

Bonds issue discussed, explained

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Citizens concerned about the plan to restructure the county’s hospital bonds filled the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 28. Bob Bagwell, who was on the agenda, asked several questions about the…

Calendar of Events

Ladies Conference April 5 Providence Baptist Church will have their 7th Annual Ladies Conference on Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Mara Fields of Pontotoc with praise and worship music by Nicole Oswalt and Shelia Pearson.…

CCCTC students attend FCCLA State competition

Students from the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center competed in the State Occupational Proficiency Competition held in Natchez, MS, from March 6th – 8th. Students took part in competition events during the first day and participated in the FCCLA…

Moss-Graham golf tournament set for April 13

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Phyllis Graham and Steven Moss were all about making a positive impact on the lives of students. Two years after their tragic deaths in a bus accident on a school trip, their friends and…

Ackerman Indians split baseball series with Eupora

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Patrick Nutt has been around baseball long enough to know exactly what was at stake when his Ackerman High School Indians hosted arch- rival Eupora last Thursday. Just two days earlier AHS had dropped…