Several FCA Panthers chosen for All-Region team

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Five French Camp Academy Panthers were named to the 2014 All-Region 3-1A Football team, while four others were selected as honorable mention.

Selected to the team from FCA were: Nyang Wek, Tommy Bell, David Pendleton, … Read more

Holiday Rhythms: Pa Rum Pa Pum Pum

From Building Strong Families.

It was a cold winter day as my fiancé and I braved the dismal weather and faced the snow on a day road trip through the Rocky Mountains. It was a few weeks before Christmas, and … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/24/14

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 10 incident offense reports and 30 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

12/8/14    Sean Brown    b/m        3/20/71      CSO         transferred for work program
12/8/14     Antoine Carter    b/m      8/1/76    CSO         transferred for work program
12/11/14   Michael … Read more

Obituaries – 12/24/14

Mrs. Irene Biddle
December 15, 2014
Funeral services for Mrs. Irene Biddle, 92, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 2 p.m. Rev. Shelby Hazzard officiated. Burial at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery near … Read more

Nursing home to host Open House Dec. 21

Photo by Daniel Brunty

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

With the Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center hosting their upcoming Christmas Open House and Remembrance Celebration on Dec. 21, it is a good time to reflect on the many positive changes it has experienced … Read more

Jackson receives Distinguished Service Award


From Press & Staff Reports

Dr. Gary Jackson of Choctaw County, director of the Mississippi State University Extension Service, has received the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Distinguished Service Award for 2014.

The award was presented during the organization’s annual membership … Read more

Rehabilitated fox released back into wild


Harris and Clinic Assistant Katelyn Pepper nurse Foxy back to health at Duncan Veterinary Clinic.

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress Times

Duncan Veterinary Clinic in Eupora released a fox back into the wild last week after treating it for injuries sustained from being hit by a car.

A motorist stopped and picked the young … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade a success

The Choctaw County High School Charger Pride Band won the award for best school entry.

The Town of Ackerman held their Christmas Parade on December 4 with a great crowd.

Parade winners are:

FLOAT WINNER-Ackerman/South Union Methodist Church

SCHOOL ENTRY-Choctaw County Charger Pride Band