Monthly Archives: September 2013

First Down Friday set for this Friday

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is introducing, First Down Friday.

First Down Friday will take place on the first Friday of every month September – November. First Down Friday asks local citizens … Read more

Upcoming Sports Schedules


Prep Softball

6 p.m. — Eupora at Nanih Waiya

6 p.m. — French Camp at Coffeeville

6:30 — East Webster at Philadelphia

Junior High Football

TBA — Eupora at Choctaw County

Junior College Soccer

2/4 p.m. — … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed six incident offense reports and 32 miscellaneous incident reports last week.


8/16/13    MARTEZ TRIPLETT  B/M    1/7/76     APD    NO SEAT BELT, NO INSURANCE & SUSP … Read more

Calendar of Events

Choir Workshop and Musical

Aug. 29-31

The Peter’s Rock Temple Church Of God In Christ Music Department presents Choir Workshop & Musical “Praising With a Purpose” August 29-31. Workshop classes will be held Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m., followed … Read more

Tourism in Choctaw County

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


Have you ever stopped to think we have tourists coming to Choctaw County?

Yes, we sure do! I know many of you do not consider Choctaw County as … Read more


Mr. Thomas Eugene “Sonny” Shaw

Mr. Thomas Eugene “Sonny” Shaw, 80, retired Futorian employee and farmer, died August 21, 2013 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora.

Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Friday August 23 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel … Read more

Progress House teaches life skills

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Open House—August 30 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at 80 Sturgis Road, Ackerman


Learning to live with mental health disorders affects not only the patient but also their family and the community around … Read more

Chamber Movie Night a success

From press reports


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16, at the amphitheater at Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman.

An audience began to gather at dusk for the showing … Read more

APD officers earn taser re-certification

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Ackerman Police Department officers earn re-certification on using the taser after the August 16 training. A deputy with the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department and the Webster County Sheriff’s Department also earns their certification.… Read more