7th Annual Skool of Hard Nox set for September 4


The Skool of Hard Nox Mountain Bike Race is a 25-mile loop through the Noxubee Hills Trail System at Choctaw County Lake

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Did you know that Choctaw County is home to the first ever … Read more

Supervisors set budget hearing for Sept. 8

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met August 22, 2016 at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Choctaw County Courthouse to work out the final details in what appears to be a 23.4 … Read more

MSU assumes care for 4-H Property

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Extension Service

Donald Vowell of Ackerman does not mind driving a little farther for therapeutic horseback riding.

Vowell, who has a spinal injury from a car accident, began riding horses for therapy when the Mississippi State … Read more

Meet the Chargers, Panthers

Photos Submitted by Cyrena Shows
Photo Courtesy of Tracie Box Photography




High Schools in Choctaw County recently held their meet the Chargers and Panthers Night Thursday, August 11. French Camp Academy held theirs at the Pavilion in downtown Ackerman while … Read more

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New AWANA Year

Aug. 24, 6 p.m., Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Ackerman. Begins with registration in the Lighthouse. Children ages Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome to attend. … Read more

Ribbon cutting this Friday at Murphy Funeral Home

By Amanda McBride
Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening at Murphy Funeral Home at 4 p.m. Friday, August 26, 2016. Murphy Funeral Home is located at … Read more

Breeding duck populations still high in 2016

From Press Reports

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service, along with other partner organizations, recently completed their annual waterfowl breeding population and habitat surveys on the breeding grounds in the northern United States and Canadian … Read more

East Central hosts Meet the Warriors   

From school reports

DECATUR — The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and student-athlete introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.… Read more