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From Staff Reports

Colton Mewbourn is only ten years old, and a 5th grader at Ackerman Elementary School, but has big dreams. One of them is coming true December 3rd through the 6th, as he will be representing the Great … Read more

‘Chili brings warmth’

(L to R) Mary Lou Cooper, Mary Kathryn Herrington, Lenore Griffin and Patty Draper Enjoying Fellowship in the Kitchen

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

On a brisk cool wet day, chili was just what the body needed and Ackerman United Methodist Church was the place to be Wednesday, November 18th from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Even if … Read more

Thankful at Thanksgiving: Students give thanks

Mrs. Long’s and Mrs. Griffin’s Pre-K Class
Mrs. Long’s and Mrs. Griffin’s Pre-K Class has been busy this month learning about Native Americans, Pilgrims and the 1st Thanksgiving. They also discussed how important it is to show gratitude and be … Read more

Plaindealer Office Closed Thanksgiving

From press reports

The Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open at 8 a.m., Monday, November 30th.… Read more

In Our Community – 11/25/15

I Can’t Drive 55!

Lisa Harris

Happy is how I would describe being able to spend the last two weekends at my abode after pushing my car to its limits. Recently I have been traveling somewhat. The trouble with taking … Read more

Letters to the editor – 11/25/15

Disagree with publisher’s stance
Upon reading the November 18th Choctaw Plaindealer, I was amazed at the bias that was introduced by the publisher, Joseph McCain. I’ve always thought that our local press has done a great job of not … Read more

E911 Calls – 11/25/15

Nov. 14
12:33 p.m., Stranded Motorist, MS Hwy. 15, APD.
1:03 p.m., Panic Alarm, MS Hwy. 15, APD.
4:53 p.m., Unwanted Person, Main St. Weir, WPD.… Read more

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry Part 6  

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 30th Mississippi included companies from  central Mississippi.  Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County.  This  final segment of the 30th Mississippi history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.”… Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/25/15

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

Jail Docket – 11/25/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 52 miscellaneous Incident reports and 9 incident offense reports last week.
11/14/15 Jason Birchfield W/M 3/13/85 CSO Bench Warrant/Simple Assault… Read more