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The Civil War – Half-Way through and Naval Action

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

According to one source, the War Between the States lasted 1,549
days. April 10,1863 marked the half-way point for the political
leaders, military officers, soldiers, sailors, artillerymen, and
cavalry, as well as the folks left behind … Read more

Providence Baptist Church dedicates FLC

By Terry Harpole

On the evening of March 24, if you had been driving down Chester-
Tomnolen Road south of Little Mountain on the Natchez Trace and saw
all the cars parked around Providence Baptist Church, you might have
thought … Read more

Supervisors discuss possible airport improvements

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Possible improvements to the county airport was briefly discussed in
the March 28 Choctaw County Board of Supervisor meeting.

Mark Carruth addressed the board about possible improvements or
additions to the county’s airport that … Read more

JuneFest t-shirt design revealed

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce JuneFest Committee is proud to reveal the
2013 JuneFest t-shirt.

JuneFest will be held Saturday, June 1, in downtown Ackerman. The
Ackerman Twentieth Century Club will be selling the JuneFest … Read more

Sequestration effects at Natchez Trace Parkway

By Press Reports

On March 1, 2013, the Natchez Trace Parkway was required to reduce
its annual budget by five percent, in accordance with the
sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011. The
effects of this federal law … Read more

Bonds issue discussed, explained

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Citizens concerned about the plan to restructure the county’s
hospital bonds filled the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting
on March 28.

Bob Bagwell, who was on the agenda, asked several questions about the… Read more

Calendar of Events

Ladies Conference
April 5
Providence Baptist Church will have their 7th Annual Ladies
Conference on Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Mara
Fields of Pontotoc with praise and worship music by Nicole Oswalt and
Shelia Pearson. … Read more

CCCTC students attend FCCLA State competition

Students from the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center
competed in the State Occupational Proficiency Competition held in
Natchez, MS, from March 6th – 8th. Students took part in competition
events during the first day and participated in the FCCLA … Read more