News

MSU Fall Honor Roll

Mississippi State University DEAN’S/PRESIDENT’s List for the 2013 fall semester for Choctaw County.

Students on the President’s List achieved a 3.80 or better grade-point average, based on a 4.0 scale, while completing at least 12 semester hours of course work … Read more

Board considers hospital study contract

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Moving forward with health care in Choctaw County, the Board of Supervisors met with the Horne Group to discuss what the county’s next step should be in finding another provider.… Read more

Supervisors hold executive session on possible litigation

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

County attorney advises that Choctaw County does have a legal contract with Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw.

District 5 Supervisor Eric Chambers questioned the hospital lease with Pioneer in the February 3 supervisor … Read more

Civil War – Letters about Choctaw County Men

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

This is the second of two letters shared in 1974 with the Plaindealer by Mrs. Laura Franks Crenshaw, about her uncle, Osborn Franks, Company I, 31st Mississippi Regiment, from Choctaw County.

August 4th, 1864 Your letter … Read more

Hospital to host ‘Heart to Heart’ program

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw will be hosting “Heart to Heart” with Dr. Barton Williams, cardiologist.

Dr. Williams will be speaking on heart health in the hospital dining room on February 17 at 11 A.M. The public is invited to … Read more

Calendar of Events

Animal Shelter fundraiser

Choctaw County Animal Shelter is selling chances on a Valentine’s Basket. Tickets are $1 each.  The beautiful, fun basket consists of $85 worth of Valentine’s candy, a stuffed animal, a candle and other products for the holiday.  … Read more

Resource Guide now available

by: Deanie Graves, Resource Guide Committee member

 

Choctaw County now has a Resource Guide available. The Guide is a direct result of “Turning the Tide on Poverty” project by the Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County. … Read more

GFW to host 5K Run for Wounded Warriors

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The GFWC Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman is sponsoring the 2014 5K Run to benefit Wounded Warriors on Saturday, March 29 at 8 a.m. in downtown Ackerman. A kid’s fun race will also … Read more

School Board hold seven minute meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County School Board handles routine business in a seven-minute meeting.

The School Board held their regular monthly board meeting on February 6 with School Board Members Laura Gibbs and Clint Huffman … Read more