News

News of Yesteryear – 12/02/2015

Chuck Bailey, reporter for the Choctaw Plaindealer will chose an interesting item in past issues to highlight.

28 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK – From the files of the December 2, 1987, Choctaw Plaindealer:

Falkner 29 Weir 6; Weir’s quest … Read more

In Our Community – 12/02/2015

A Thought For Today

By Missionary Ernestine Kennedy

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/02/2015

Ackerman Christmas Parade
Dec. 3
The town of Ackerman has finalized their plans for their annual Christmas Parade. Ackerman is proud to announce the theme for the 2015 Christmas Parade “The Wonder of Christmas”. The parade is set for Thursday, … Read more

Letters to the editor – 12/2/2015

Refugees should be welcomed

Mr. Threadgill seems to have forgotten that it was for religious freedom that this country was founded. This is not a country just for Christians. Religious freedom means just that and that includes the freedom to … Read more

Hospital answers audit request from supervisors

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met Monday, November 16 at 9 a.m. in the Boardroom of the Choctaw County Courthouse and addressed business with the hospital and airport.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Malvina McCool Moore

December 22, 1911 – November 26, 2015

The Beehive in Louisville, MS. She was the daughter of the late Dick Cauthen McCool and Ozella Miller McCool of Canton, MS.

Following graduation from Canton High School she went on to attend … Read more

Obituaries – 12/02/2015

Mr. Clarence Eiland
November 21, 2015
Funeral services for Mr. Clarence Eiland, 75, will be held at Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman December 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Adarryl Brown officiated. Burial at Rockport United Methodist Church Cemetery.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Jimmie L. Smith

Jimmie L. Smith, 70, of Vidor, Texas, passed away on November 20, 2015, in Orange, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Vidor. Officiating will be Reverend Terry Wright. … Read more