Monthly Archives: March 2016

SWCD promoting the wise use of our natural resources

Submitted The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a governmental subdivision of the State of Mississippi located in the Third Congressional District. The Mississippi Legislature authorized the formation of Conservation Districts April 4, 1938, through House Bill…

City, county workers appreciated

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Tuesday, March 15 during their lunch break, city and county workers were treated to mouth watering grilled hamburgers and deer sausage for their hard work and long hours they have put in repairing, cleaning…

Alfa Insurance Agency welcomed in the county

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Alfa Insurance Agency with Dakota Brasher-Agent Friday, March 11, 2016 Approximately 50 people braved the elements to attend the ceremony.…

Supervisors eyeing ambulance service

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer David Grayson, Director of Operations and Tim Wade, Operations Manager for MedStat Emergency Medical Services were asked to come before the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors at their January 19, 2016 meeting. The lease…

Small town traditions and big time enjoyment

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Small towns, like those here in Choctaw County and surrounding counties, are true treasures.  I grew up in a small town in Winston County, went to college, and moved to Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city…

CCHS participates in science fair competition

By Amber Vowell Assistant Principal Choctaw County High School Recently, students from the Choctaw County High School’s Physical Science classes, taught by Ms. Emily Cade, participated in a District and Region V Science & Engineering Fair.

Choctaw County Scout Eagles honored

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Saturday, February 6, 2016 The Pushmataha Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, honored the 2015 Tom Morgan Class of Eagle Scouts during an annual recognition dinner at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville.

Mississippi 4-H: Continuing to empower lives

By Juli Hughes Choctaw County MSU Extension Office Since 4-H began more than 100 years ago, it has become the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering six million young people in the U.S. today.