Monthly Archives: August 2013

Presley to hold forum Aug. 22

From press reports


Northern District Public Service Commission Brandon Presley will hold an open forum in Choctaw County to hear from ratepayers on the issue of broadband service. The “Community Meeting” will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2013, … Read more

Movie Night planned

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16 at Tom Glasgow Park at the amphitheater in Ackerman. The gates will open at 7:30 … Read more

Open House for hospital next week

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the new hospital with them on August 20 with a ribbon cutting, open house and reception from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

The … Read more

PSC’s Presley and Atmos Energy talk incentives

From staff and press reports


Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District and two Atmos Energy representatives outlined incentives small businesses could use when starting up or expanding through utility companies.

“We are on a 15 … Read more

Improving county radio communications discussed by Supes

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Improving radio communications for Bywy Volunteer Fire Department was one topic of discussion in the August 5 Board of Supervisors meeting.

Steve Montgomery, Chancery clerk, said they have looked at different options of … Read more

Open House Tea set for Community Counseling

From press reports


The Choctaw County Offices of Community Counseling Services is hosting an Open House Tea for anyone interested in learning more about the adult programs.

Persons are invited to come enjoy from 9 a.m. to10:30 am on … Read more

Quantum files objection to land roll taxes

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Quantum Utility Generation filed an objection to their 2013 land roll taxes. August 5 was the day for anyone to file an objection to his or her land taxes with the Choctaw County … Read more

Area residents complete Financial Peace University

Pictured is (back row) Eugene Duran, Janice Thomas, Carrie Thomas, Brad Spencer, (middle) Frederick Smith, Ann Jones, Rebekah Jones, Maxine Carpenter, Christene Skinner, (front) Markelia Bishop, Kizzy Self.

From press reports


Congratulations to the participants who recently completed Financial Peace University. FPU is a nationally known curriculum widely publicized and created by financial specialist Dave Ramsey. The course is designed to teach money management and debt elimination … Read more

Woodmen Camp a success



Since 1890 Woodmen of the World, a not for profit fraternal benefit society, has been providing insurance and benefits to its members and helping to improve their communities. One such community project was the formation of Woodmen Summer … Read more