Holiday food safety tips from MSU Extension Service

The holidays are without question a very special time of year. Friends and families come together to celebrate the joy of the Christmas season, and on behalf of the Winston County Extension Office, we wish each and every one of … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/10/14

Holiday Open House
Dec. 11
Holiday Open House is Thursday, December 11 from 2:30-6 pm at the Choctaw County Library.  Activities for the day include: Santa (bring your camera and take pictures), crafts for kids, Festival of Trees (vote for … Read more

CCHS, FCA remain in familiar football districts

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

When redistricting and reclassification was announced by the Mississippi High School Activities Association on Friday, both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy found themselves in familiar regions, although an opponent or two … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/10/14

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed nine offense reports and 93 miscellaneous incident reports in the last two weeks.

11/21/14    Michael McShane         w/m    6/27/89     CSO     trespassing
11/23/14    Jimmy D Boykin             w/m    1/28/69      F&W    poss. of alcohol & poss. of cocaine… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/10/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

On the Vocabulary Can Be Fun website I came upon a strategy of how to expand vocabulary. Divide your vocabulary into three groups. The first category has words you’re confident … Read more

Obituaries – 12/10/14

Mr. Charles S. “Bob” Martin
November 30, 2014

Funeral services for Mr. Charles S. “Bob” Martin, 85, were held at Weir Baptist Church in Weir on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. Jared Busby and Mark Mayo officiated. Burial … Read more

Medical Center opens Wound Healing Center

By Press Reports

Choctaw Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of its new outpatient wound healing center. The wound center provides outpatient services to people with chronic or hard to heal wounds. Chronic wounds include; diabetes foot … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade to be held Thursday


By Staff Reports

The Ackerman Christmas Parade will be held Thursday, December 4 in downtown Ackerman. The theme for the parade is Hometown Christmas Spirit. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy this year’s parade.

A silent auction will … Read more

Reception planned to honor McKay

By Staff Reports

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a reception to honor Donna McKay on December 9 from 4-6 p.m. at the J.P. Coleman building in Ackerman.

McKay was promoted to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director on … Read more