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Cookout

  An Employee Appreciation Cookout was held for the employees of Choctaw County behind the Choctaw County Courthouse July 26 at 11 a.m. District 1 Supervisor Joey Stephenson handled the cooking duties as a number of county employees helped themselves…

Looking to “Book”

A commercial burglary was reported to the police department by the Choctaw County Library on July 31st at approximately 9:15 A.M.  An undetermined amount of money was stolen.  Forcible entry was used.

Log Truck Accident

  The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department responded to a motor vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler July 28. The department received the call at 9:01 a.m. to respond to the accident, which was on the corner of Bluff Springs Road and…

A Rare Find

Nancy Green ngreen@starherald.net A box of what appeared to be random and useless clock parts has yielded treasure for an area clock enthusiast and repairman. Benny Weeks of the Weir area was given a box of discarded clock parts while…

The Gentle Giant: Bo Reid’s Legacy

By Carlie Myers The Choctaw Plaindealer Carlton M. “Bo” Reid is known for many attributes, including being an All-American football player, a school principal, and a Sunday School teacher, but what many don’t know is that he was first introduced…

Presley to hold Town Hall meeting Aug. 8

From press reports           Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will address the citizens in the Ackerman area on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Choctaw County Courthouse located at 22 East Quinn Street in Ackerman.…