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Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 37 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Calendar of Events

Choctaw County Farmers’ Market

The Farmer’s Market will be held in Ackerman on July 11, 18 and 25 at… Read more

Governor names new executive Director of DEQ

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Plaindealer

Governor Phil Bryant has named Gary Rikard to succeed Trudy Fisher as executive director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). Fisher, who has served as … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

It is the fiftieth anniversary of the movie My Fair Lady starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, and Wilfrid Hyde-White. Not until I recently borrowed the movie from… Read more

Hospital management contracts approved

Photo by Amanda McBride
Jim Blackwood with Sunflower LTC Management (left) answers questions from the Choctaw County Hospital Board of Trustees (right on front row) during the June 30 board meeting.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Sunflower LTC Management and Trilogy Healthcare Solutions are the next leaders in healthcare for Choctaw County.
The Choctaw County Hospital Board of Trustees approved management contracts with… Read more

Supervisors negotiate contract in executive session

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The next healthcare provider for the Choctaw County hospital, nursing home and clinics is still unclear. The Board of Supervisors has met with possible management companies and is currently negotiate contracts with two possible … Read more