Holiday open house to host authors

By Jan Ballard, Choctaw County Extension Service


Two different Mississippi authors, two different books to appeal to two different audiences. Two highlights for this year’s Holiday Open House at the Choctaw County Library on Thursday, December 12 from 2:30 … Read more

Hospital, clinics to hold Christmas Open Houses

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites the public to help them celebrate Christmas by attending their open houses.

The hospital and all of the Pioneer clinics will hold open houses at each location … Read more

Calendar of Events

AES to host school-wide parent meeting Dec. 12

Ackerman Elementary School will host a school-wide parent meeting on December 12. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. This is an informational meeting which will highlight programs … Read more

Foster a lonely pet for Christmas

by Press Reports


Choctaw County Animal Clinic and

Set Goal to Place All Pets in Homes for the Holidays

Choctaw County Animal Shelter and are participating in the National Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays pet … Read more

End tax break for e-commerce

This past Monday, close to $2 billion worth of merchandise was sold online in the United States. The biggest online shopping day of the year got only bigger, jumping an estimated 18 to 20 percent.

Not the first cent of … Read more

East Mississippi claims second NJCAA football title

From School reports


BILOXI — For the second time in three years, East Mississippi Community College wrapped up a perfect season by winning a national championship — topping Georgia Military College 52-32 here at Biloxi Indian Stadium Sunday afternoon … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

Louisville Wildcat Classic (4:30 p.m. — Aberdeen girls vs. Meridian, 6 p.m. — Aberdeen boys vs. Meridian; 7:30 p.m. — Louisville girls vs. Kosciusko, 9 p.m. — Louisville boys vs. Kosciusko)

Choctaw County Tournament (4 … Read more

CCSD receives Lantern Award

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Choctaw County School District recently received the Lantern Award from the Mississippi School Board Association.

This award is given for outstanding student achievement, based on student performance on last spring’s testing in … Read more

Huffman completes ASHE emerging leader training

From press reports


WEST POINT, Miss.-Robert Huffman of Mathiston, director of Facility Management at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, recently completed the American Society for Healthcare Engineering Leadership Institute.

Most ASHE members get plenty of training in the technical … Read more