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Obituary – Mr. James Oswalt

James Marvin Oswalt, 88, former salesman and a retired veteran of the US Navy, passed away Saturday October 10, 2015 at his home in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Oswalt was born December 18, 1926. As a veteran of the United States … Read more

Obituaries – 10/14/15

Daisy M. Algood
Oct. 3, 2005
Services for Daisy M. Algood, 88, of Eupora were Oct. 5, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Scott Broughton officiating. Burial was in Doty Springs Cemetery in Attala County.… Read more

Legals – 10/14/15

Legal Notice
The Choctaw County School System will take bids on the purchase and removal of the following school Buses:
Bus, Year Model… Read more

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

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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

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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