In Our Community – 02/25/2015

That’s Life

Ruth Nowlin

“I just had a thought!” I will exclaim.

“That’s scary,” my better half will retort.

While my “off the apron” thoughts may or may not be scary, sometimes they are just a tad hard to explain.… Read more

Legals – 02/25/2015

Sealed bids will be received by the Choctaw County School District, Ackerman, Mississippi up to and not later than 9:15 A. M. on March 5th, 2015 for the right … Read more

Obituaries – 02/25/2015

Mr. Haney Tabb O’Bannon
Feb. 9, 2015
Services for Haney Tabb O’Bannon, 84, were Feb. 11, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Revs. Willy Weddle and Hugh Bland officiating. Burial was in Clear Springs Cemetery in … Read more

Entertainment named for First Responders’ Dinner

By Staff and Press Reports

Classic country, southern rock and southern gospel tunes will fill the air for the annual First Responders’ Dinner on March 6.

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce announces that The Bucket List will be the … Read more

School board recognized for efforts during meeting

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County School District Superintendent Glen Beard was proud to recognize all the members of the Choctaw County School Board during their monthly meeting held on Feb. 9 at the Central Office.

The Mississippi … Read more

Sups discuss county insurance, interview for VSO

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed items regarding the upcoming renewal of the county’s property and liability insurance, as well as interviewed potential candidates for an open position during their regular meeting held … Read more

ACA information

Certified Marketplace Navigators from University of Mississippi Medical Center provided in-person assistance to determine eligibility for low or no cost insurance to dozens of Choctaw County residents during their event on Feb. 6 at the Choctaw County Community Center. Many residents found out how to obtain low-cost to no-cost insurance for their health needs.

Choctaw Regional Medical Center sponsors event with UMMC regarding The Accountable Care Act. The Accountable Care Act, which was implemented in 2014, was designed to provide uninsured middle income families and lower with options to buy low cost or no-cost … Read more

Warner announces candidacy for District 35 House Seat


From press reports

Patrick Warner of Louisville publically declared his candidacy for the Mississippi House of Representatives District 35 seat this week, which serves Attala, Choctaw, Webster, and Winston Counties.

Warner, who has been a career firefighter for eight years, … Read more