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Surviving the holidays seminar

By Press Reports Are you dreading the thought of having to face this Holiday season without a loved one who has died? Our Surviving the Holidays seminar will help you prepare for the challenges that can make this time of…

The Civil War – New prospect grays history

By C.J. Johnson The following originally appeared in the Plaindealer in April 1956. It was taken from Chapter 42 of History of Winston County, written by William T. Lewis, and published in 1876. Originally, the New Prospect community was in…

Election Day less than one week away

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Election Day, November 6, is less than one week away. Registered voters in Choctaw County are reminded to please vote at your precinct on Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.…

Ribbon cutting introduces Quantum Choctaw Power

By Press Reports The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Choctaw County Economic Development District, recently hosted a “State of the Power Markets” luncheon sponsored by Quantum Utility Generation for regional economic development stakeholders in Ackerman. Following…

Christmas Open House details announced

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Stay on top of your Christmas shopping by starting early and shopping locally at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 8. Thirteen members from the Chamber of…

Bond payments due earlier than expected

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer October 15 meeting The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors is required to make payments on the bonds in 2013 that they were not expecting until 2014. In the October 15 board meeting, Chris McIntire,…

Local MSU summer graduates

By Press Reports Mississippi State University announces their 2012 summer graduates from Choctaw County. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of…

Calendar of Events

30 Day Giveaway The Ackerman Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring a 30 day giveaway during the month of November. Among items to be given away are: $100 cash, rifles, oil change, mani & pedis, gift certificates, and other items too…

Nontraditional students at CCCTC

By Press Reports At Choctaw County Career & Technology Center, there are many nontraditional students. A nontraditional student is defined as one who is enrolled in a class where 75 percent or more of the students are of the other…