News

Obituary – Mr. James Prewitt

(1923 – 2016)

Clinton, MS

James Phillip Prewitt, 92, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the V.A. Nursing Home in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held from 3-5 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home on Sunday, February 14, 2016. A … Read more

Obituary – Mr. William Brelan Jackson

Ackerman, MS

William Brelan Jackson, 92, a retired military serviceman and veteran in the U.S. Army and Navy, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at his home near Ackerman, MS.… Read more

Obituaries – 02-24-2016

Mr. James Sinclair Pratt
Feb. 17, 2016
Services for James Sinclair Pratt, 31, of Weir and formerly of Eupora, will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 25, 2016, at Weir Chapel M.B. Church with Elder Michael Bingham officiating. Visitation is from … Read more

Legals – 02/24/2016

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
WHEREAS, on December 29, 2006, Angela Fleming and Bishop Fleming executed a certain deed of trust to Robert S. Coleman Jr. P.A, Trustee for the use and benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, … Read more

Fires destroy two homes

Henderson Home in French Camp was a total loss

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Two homes in two separate parts of Choctaw County were destroyed by fire last week.

The first was the home of Jackie and Linda Henderson. The home was located 5084 Highway 413 just west … Read more

Baber wins special election

From Staff Reports

Felecia Miller-Baber won the special election held Tuesday, February 9 for Alderperson for the town of Ackerman Ward 1.… Read more

Economic Development 101 event held

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Community leaders and elected officials enjoy a meal as they attend Economic Development 101

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Despite the winter thunderstorm Thursday, January 21, community leaders and elected officials from Choctaw and Webster County attended Economic Development 101 presented by Stephanie Hamby of the TVA Economic Development – Community Development team.… Read more

Nursing Home celebrations held

Residents celebrating Mardi Gras.

From Staff Reports

With Easter coming early this year the Choctaw County Nursing Home residents held three celebrations this past week.

Tuesday, February 9 was Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. The residents celebrated as it is the last day before … Read more

Overtime not kind to French Camp

Jeff Parks 
French Camp's Anna Katherin Hosket (00) passes the ball downcourt as Noxapater's Madelyn Wilkes (34) defends.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Overtime was not a pleasant experience for the French Camp Academy basketball teams last week.

The Lady Panthers dropped one overtime game, while the FCA boys lost all three of last week’s contests in overtime.… Read more