Aldermen hear from Airport Authority

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Alderman met, February 2, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall on Main Street in Ackerman.

Only three aldermen were present, Ward 2 Alderman, Tommy Curtis; Ward Four Alderman, Billy … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/24/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 38 miscellaneous incident reports and 27 incident offense reports last week.
2/16/16 James T. Cuneo W/M 2/20/66 CSO Poss. of Schedule II Controlled Substance
2/16/16 James Head B/M 5/9/40 CSO Dog Killing
2/18/16 Vickie … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/24/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I serve as the general manager and morning personality of a college radio station where I arrive at five minutes before seven o’clock. The broadcast day begins with the National … Read more

Let Jesus take you from rags to riches

By Bro. Allen Baswell
Pastor, Fentress Baptist Church

“And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification. For … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 02/24/2016

Six years ago this week–From the files of the February 18, 2010, Choctaw Plaindealer

CCMC/NH back in county’s hands

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw County Medical Center and Nursing Home are now back in Choctaw County’s hands.… Read more

Visitation numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway released

From Press Reports

“During January 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced a slight decrease in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 464,284 visitors used the Parkway during January 2016 compared to … Read more

HCC Baseball Bulldogs win three times to even mark

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs pulled their record to .500 at 4-4 with three of four wins over the weekend versus Southeastern Illinois College.

On Saturday, the Bulldogs fell to Southeastern, 10-3 and then won 4-0. Holmes … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/24/2016

Lawmakers need primer on inflation

Inflation is a concept that the Mississippi Legislature seems to have an extremely difficult time grasping, whether it be keeping up with it or exceeding it.

For instance, when it comes to taxes, lawmakers have … Read more