Monthly Archives: August 2013

U.S. Adoptees visit Chinese roots


By Press Reports


Kristin Clark, daughter of Kathy Clark, granddaughter of Jean Clark and niece of Kenny Clark, recently traveled to China along with 34 other Chinese children, who had previously been adopted by United States parents. These young … Read more

Meet The Panthers set for Aug. 22

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


One day before its football team kicks off the 2013 season at home against Choctaw County High School, French Camp Academy will be hosting “Meet The Panthers” night.

“We are really hoping for … Read more

Supervisors set rent for Bonds Clinic

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Choctaw County Supervisors set lease payment for old Bounds Clinic in their July 31 board meeting.

“The county does not receive rent on Dr. Prosser’s clinic,” said Steve Montgomery, Chancery clerk.

Pioneer Health … Read more

Ackerman aldermen hire police chief

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Ackerman Board of Aldermen hired Kevin Stark to serve as the next police chief for the Town of Ackerman.

The aldermen considered three candidates for the police chief position. All three candidates … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 15 incident offense reports and 13 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

8/4/13    David S Higgason    W/M  9/19/77  CSO Public Drunk & Poss. of Marijuana

8/7/13    Jamie Potts   B/M  7/7/79 CSO  Bench Warrants X 5 … Read more


Mr. Robert Worrell

Robert Stephen (Bob) Worrell, 57, died August 1, 2013. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 17 at Old Lebanon cemetery in Ackerman at 10AM.

Survivors include his daughter, Leah Worrell McPherson of Jackson, MS; brothers, Mike … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit singing for Chris Doss Aug. 17

A benefit singing will be held for Chris Doss, of Pontotoc on Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Maben Church of God. SOULED OUT and PASTOR MATT HILL will be singing. We will … Read more

Council of Governments tour hospital

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosts Council of Governments for all

elected officials in Choctaw County to attend a meeting together to discuss

the county as whole and share what is happening … Read more

Importance of Community Development

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an outdoor Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16. You may wonder why the Chamber of Commerce hosts events … Read more

Lady Panthers set to open softball season Saturday

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The 2013 slow-pitch softball season is going to be a learning process for the French Camp Academy Lady Panthers.

“We do have some experience, but we have a bunch of young players,” said … Read more