Jack-O-Lantern Jam planning session scheduled Aug. 18

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

It’s hard to think about Halloween when it’s August, but it’s time to start thinking about Jack-O-Lantern Jam. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce needs your help in planning this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Jam.

There will … Read more

Bradley begins new stage of football career

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

LAFAYETTE, La. — Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley took a step onto a bigger stage last week, when he began football practice with the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Bradley, who scored 47 … Read more

Keep the roadways safe during Back-To-School Times

Written by: Ted Gordon, Risk Management/Loss Control Manager
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County

General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC) made a study and found out that 94 million American drivers are unclear … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/12/15

Revival to be held
Crossroads Baptist Church Choctaw County Revival will be held August 9-13 beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday- Thursday. The visiting evangelist will be Do.

Turning Tide
The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw … Read more

Dealing with morning madness when school begins

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension Service –Choctaw County

It’s five minutes before it’s time to leave for school and you’re frantically looking for a lost shoe or you’re trying to find lunch money. Sound familiar? … Read more

Obituaries – 08/12/15

Mr. Joseph Harold Loper
July 27, 2015
Services for Joseph Harold Loper, 84, of Ackerman were July 30, 2015, at Ackerman Baptist Church. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

He was born in Millry, Alabama, on July 21, 1931. Mr. Loper … Read more

County agrees to keep MDOC inmates without payment

From press & staff reports

More than a dozen counties have agreed to continue using state inmates in a work program without reimbursement from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

The department plans to phase out the current Joint State County … Read more