Monthly Archives: May 2013

Choctaw Co. Generating Station gives back

Submitted photos
Employees of NRG-Choctaw County Generating Station give back to French Camp by volunteering to pick up trash from their station to the French Camp Welcome Sign. Pictured are (left to right) Millard Brock, Tim Sims, Will Salley, Allen Siedmiorka, Johnnie DeLaSalle and not pictured Stacey Thornton. This volunteer effort was part of the NRG Global Giving Day activity.

By Press Reports


NRG’s annual Global Giving Day was set for Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

For the sixth year in a row, employees across the NRG Company took time during their workdays to help charitable organizations in our communities.… Read more

School Board holds lengthy meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Choctaw County School Board set their budget hearing and approval dates in their May 13 meeting.

After a short discussion on dates and times, the board approved to have the required budget … Read more


Mrs. Hazel Adkins

Funeral services were held for Barbara Hazel Adkins, 69, were held at 11 AM Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Wise Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with Bro. Allen Robinson and Bro. Jason Bridges officiating. Burial followed in … Read more

Kids’ World expanded for JuneFest

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

JuneFest has plenty of activities planned for the entire family to enjoy together this year. Mark your calendars now to spend Saturday, June 1, in downtown Ackerman. There will be activities held throughout the … Read more

Complaint filed at Ackerman Aldermen meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Tina Goodin appeared before the Ackerman Board of Aldermen to file an official complaint against the Ackerman Police Department.

She said her complaint is that somehow her booking photo was circulated less than 24 … Read more

Supervisors debate to purchase tar distributor

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors is debating on whether or not to purchase a brand new tar distributor truck for approximately $150,000.

In their previous meeting, Jay Barrett with Puckett-Caterpillar presented the board … Read more

Medical Foundation holds annual meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Purchasing children’s play area equipment and sponsoring three scholarships are a few things that the Choctaw County Medical Foundation did within the last year.

This was announced in the foundation’s annual meeting on May … Read more

Millspring M.B. Church remembers tornado

By Press Reports

On Sunday, April 21, Millspring M.B.C. remembered the tragic events
that took place three years ago on April 24, 2010. This was the day
that the tornado hit Choctaw County. The Millspring area was affected
by this … Read more

School Board approves employee recommendations

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board held a special meeting, on April 22.
At the beginning of the meeting, School Board President Mike Thomas
made a statement.
“We are not going to discuss school colors, … Read more

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo a huge success

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Kids’ Fishing Rodeo held on Saturday, April 20, at Choctaw Lake
was a huge success. The fishing rodeo was sponsored by the Choctaw
County Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Forest Service, Mississippi
Department of … Read more