Supervisors Go CodeRED as new emergency system

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

In what has taken the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors some time to decide on which alert system they wanted to provide to the public, Monday, December 14, 2015 it became official. The Choctaw … Read more

WWII Veteran commemorated

Rep. Joey Hood presents Mr. Pete Blake with the official proclamation 

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Citizens of Choctaw County gathered in front of the Veterans Monument at the Choctaw County Courthouse Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. to honor and commemorate Mr. Clarence E. “Pete” Blake, Jr.

It … Read more

Weir holds special aldermen election

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The town of Weir, Mississippi held a special election Tuesday, December 22 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. to elect an alderman for the vacated position held by Doug Atkinson. Atkinson resigned his post … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon set for January 12


From press reports

The speaker for the January 12 Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be Marvanean Kennedy.

For the past 11 years Mrs.Marvanean Kennedy has worked in the FCA Dining Hall. She is dearly loved by … Read more

Santa visits Ackerman baby at NICU


Santa visited some special babies, including Cornelius Hightower, at North Mississippi Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Women’s Hospital. Cornelius was born 12 weeks early to Victoria Hightower in late October.… Read more

Former East Webster standout making big splash at EMCC


By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.

That … Read more

65 years

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Alvin and Vivian Coleman recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary, Sunday, … Read more

Gifts presented for Christmas

4-H Christmas Card Volunteers(from Left to Right)  Isaiah Miller age 9, Trent Miller age 14, Angel Miller age 13 and Fannie Miller age 10

From press reports

The Choctaw County 4-H Club handed out homemade Christmas Cards to the residents and staff of the Choctaw County Nursing Home Wednesday, December 23rd.… Read more

Local Dollar Generals donate toys to Shriner Hospital

Weir Toy Drive (From Left to Right) Chris Nettles, Grover Vining, Shelby Payten and Buck Ray

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Dollar General of Ackerman and Weir sponsored toy drives this Christmas season to help make some children’s Christmas brighter. Customers in Ackerman were asked to buy at least a $5.00 dollar toy to have … Read more