Supervisors Go CodeRED as new emergency system

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer In what has taken the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors some time to decide on which alert system they wanted to provide to the public, Monday, December 14, 2015 it became official. The Choctaw…

WWII Veteran commemorated

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Citizens of Choctaw County gathered in front of the Veterans Monument at the Choctaw County Courthouse Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. to honor and commemorate Mr. Clarence E. “Pete” Blake, Jr. It…

Weir holds special aldermen election

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The town of Weir, Mississippi held a special election Tuesday, December 22 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. to elect an alderman for the vacated position held by Doug Atkinson. Atkinson resigned his post…

Historical Highlight Luncheon set for January 12

From press reports The speaker for the January 12 Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be Marvanean Kennedy. For the past 11 years Mrs.Marvanean Kennedy has worked in the FCA Dining Hall. She is dearly loved by…

Santa visits Ackerman baby at NICU

Santa visited some special babies, including Cornelius Hightower, at North Mississippi Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Women’s Hospital. Cornelius was born 12 weeks early to Victoria Hightower in late October.

Former East Webster standout making big splash at EMCC

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process. That…

65 years

Alvin and Vivian Coleman recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary, Sunday,

Gifts presented for Christmas

From press reports The Choctaw County 4-H Club handed out homemade Christmas Cards to the residents and staff of the Choctaw County Nursing Home Wednesday, December 23rd.


Danita Douglas of Ackerman won this Santa Claus December 23, 2015 at Timeless