News

4th Annual Panhandle Community Day planned

Some of the most precious possessions are the memories of places and people, but they fade with time unless renewed and revisited.

It is time to renew those memories and visit with some of the folks that helped shape them … Read more

Chamber, Plaindealer to host Business After Hours

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The Choctaw Plaindealer to hold a Business After Hours.

Join us on Tuesday, October 11 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Plaindealer office, in downtown Ackerman, … Read more

District Board adds two new members

Paul Courtney-sisters photo

Courtney

Karla Beard

Beard

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Economic Development District Board has added two new members to the board. Karla Beard and Paul Courtney were appointed by the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors.

Beard was appointed in … Read more

Choctaw County Flea Market planned

The Choctaw County Flea Market began in 2012 as part of the MSU Extension’s Turning the Tide on Poverty project. The flea market, which is held every Spring and Fall, offers families a venue where they can sell arts, crafts, … Read more

MSU Extension programs address obesity problem

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Extension Service

Recent data suggests Mississippians are learning that more is not always better when it comes to body weight.

The adult obesity rate has been increasing in the state for many years, but a recent … Read more

Live at The Lake Saturday October 1

Burnt Orange Studio, City of Louisville, Chamber of Commerce and Lake Tiak O’Khata proudly presents. TRES GONDOLEROS Oct. 1 at Lake Tiak Okhata.

Comprised of Mark Goldbeck of Jefferson City, MO on piano and vocals, Fernando Alois of Caracas Venezuela … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 58 Miscellaneous Incident reports and 7 Incident Offense reports this week.

9/16/16 Deshan Shannon B/F 2/19/78 APD Disturbing the Peace

9/16/16 Larryn Lee Miller B/M 1/3/96 CSO Bench warrant/No D.L., No D.L., No Insurance, … Read more

DOJ Grant awarded to Mississippi stop pharmaceutical crimes

Press Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced that the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy has received a $352,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to enhance the state’s prescription drug monitoring program.

The DOJ Bureau … Read more