News

Ackerman aldermen hire police chief

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen hired Kevin Stark to serve as the next police chief for the Town of Ackerman.

The aldermen considered three candidates for the police chief position. All three candidates … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 15 incident offense reports and 13 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

8/4/13    David S Higgason    W/M  9/19/77  CSO Public Drunk & Poss. of Marijuana

8/7/13    Jamie Potts   B/M  7/7/79 CSO  Bench Warrants X 5 … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Robert Worrell

Robert Stephen (Bob) Worrell, 57, died August 1, 2013. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 17 at Old Lebanon cemetery in Ackerman at 10AM.

Survivors include his daughter, Leah Worrell McPherson of Jackson, MS; brothers, Mike … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit singing for Chris Doss Aug. 17

A benefit singing will be held for Chris Doss, of Pontotoc on Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Maben Church of God. SOULED OUT and PASTOR MATT HILL will be singing. We will … Read more

Council of Governments tour hospital

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosts Council of Governments for all

elected officials in Choctaw County to attend a meeting together to discuss

the county as whole and share what is happening … Read more

Importance of Community Development

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an outdoor Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16. You may wonder why the Chamber of Commerce hosts events … Read more

Lady Panthers set to open softball season Saturday

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The 2013 slow-pitch softball season is going to be a learning process for the French Camp Academy Lady Panthers.

“We do have some experience, but we have a bunch of young players,” said … Read more

Presley to hold forum Aug. 22

From press reports

 

Northern District Public Service Commission Brandon Presley will hold an open forum in Choctaw County to hear from ratepayers on the issue of broadband service. The “Community Meeting” will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2013, … Read more

Movie Night planned

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16 at Tom Glasgow Park at the amphitheater in Ackerman. The gates will open at 7:30 … Read more

Open House for hospital next week

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the new hospital with them on August 20 with a ribbon cutting, open house and reception from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

The … Read more