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Our Website is presently under construction. We anticipate them to return new and improved very soon. Everything from 2012 to Aug. 2, 2017 are on the site and you can review as much as needed. If you are a subscriber…

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.…