Trunks, games needed for Jack-O-Lantern Jam

Photo by Donna McKay
Last year’s Trunk-or Treat winner was the McHan Family Circus. Your trunk could be the winner for 2015. Trunks are needed for the Trunk-or-Treat and games are needed for the 2015 Jack O’ Lantern Jam. Contact the Chamber of Commerce to register your trunk or game.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Jack-O-Lantern Jam will take place on Saturday, October 24, beginning at 5 p.m. in downtown Ackerman at the walking track and the parking lot on Main Street.… Read more

Chamber to host free business workshop

By Chuck Bailey
Choctaw Plaindealer

Debbie Scott, Director of Mississippi State University’s Small Business Development Center, will teach a free workshop titled “Understanding Financials To Be Profitable”. The workshop will be held at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, 55 … Read more

In School


Attendance Competition
To improve attendance at AES, the boys and girls will be … Read more

Supervisors approve budget 4-1

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the budget 4-1 September 28 meeting.

The budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year began October 1. The amount approved was for $20,690,159.00. District 5 Supervisor, Eric Chambers, … Read more

Panthers set to face crucial Region 3-1A stretch


By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright would love to bottle up the way his Panthers played in the second half of their 26-13 loss to Starkville Academy last week and pour it out … Read more


Pictured left to right:
Jamie Rodgers, CEO/Administrator, Sharon Simmons, Laboratory Assistant, and Lorena Allen, Laboratory Director

Choctaw Regional Medical Center’s Employee of the Month

Choctaw Regional Medical Center’s Employee of the Month is … Read more

Cabbage grower

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Pictured is Lilly Courtney, with her cabbage she grew and nurtured as a project hosted by the Bonnie Plant Company and Wal-Mart. Lilly is a… Read more

Learning time

Sept 2015 Computer Class

In 2012, MSU Extension – Choctaw County began Turning the Tide on Poverty project. One of the recommendations from county residents was to teach computer skills classes. Participants would be able to use the skills learned from the classes to … Read more