Monthly Archives: June 2013

School Board discusses transition changes

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Choctaw County School Board opened the May 31 Special Meeting at the Choctaw County Courthouse in the Board of Supervisors meeting. The meeting began with Mike Thomas, board president, requesting help from … Read more

JuneFest 5k Run/Walk results released

James McClure won first place in the 2013 JuneFest 5k Run/Walk with a time of 18.33. He is pictured receiving his Overall Winner award.

2013 JuneFest 5K Run/Walk Results

Sponsored by French Camp Academy

Camp of the Rising Son

and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


1 107 James McClure M Overall 18.33

2 112 Wallace Sansing M 40-49 … Read more

Supes deny request to purchase kitchen equipment

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Allen Gamble, administrator, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw, asked the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors to purchase kitchen equipment of the new hospital, in their May 31 meeting.

Gamble said the state … Read more

JuneFest success


More than 50 vendors lined Main Street and downtown Ackerman for Choctaw County’s annual JuneFest, held June 1.

The main attraction for the kids’ is the water slide and other inflatables during JuneFest.

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Historical Marker Dedication held

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


On Sunday, June 9, 2013 the descendants of Colonel John Weir and his brother James invited friends, family, and interested parties to join them in dedicating the new Historical Marker, which recognizes the 1878 home … Read more

Calendar of Events

Farmers’ Market

The Choctaw County Farmers’ Market was scheduled to be held every Friday in June and July. Due to weather conditions that delayed planting, the market will not be held in June.

Driver Ed. Registration

Classes will be July … Read more