State flag will continue to fly over Ackerman

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen attended to some old business from their September 1, 2015 meeting during the Monday, October 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Ackerman Town Hall. … Read more

Election set for November 3

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The election for numerous county, legislative and state officials will be this Tuesday, November 3. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and remain open until 7 p.m.
Choctaw County still has several contested … Read more

County agrees to consider Bfac system

By Chuck Bailey

The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors heard about the Bfac System from representatives from the company at last weeks board meeting held in the boardroom of the Choctaw County Courthouse October 19 at 9 … Read more

At Panhandle

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The 3rd Annual Panhandle Community Day could not have been held on a more beautiful day than last Saturday. People from all over came to see all the crafts, art and artifacts done by folks from across the community. … Read more

Vaughan named pastor at Crossroads Baptist Church


By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Don Vaughn writes a regular article for this publication “Vaughan’s Vocabulary”. His article, most of you are familiar with, provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.… Read more

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports

It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice.… Read more

Pink Day

The Ackerman Early HeadStart Center observed Breast Cancer Awareness this past Friday, October 23 by having a “Pink Day”.  … Read more

Emmerich examines Initiative 42


Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum.

Initiative 42 shifts the ultimate decision on school funding from the legislature to the state supreme court.… Read more