Volunteers requested

From press reports

Do you want to make a difference in Choctaw County? Would you like to leave a legacy? Are you ready to share some of your talents? Do you want to help the future of Mississippi by helping … Read more

Supervisors receive parking lot project bids

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors received bids for the upcoming hospital and nursing home parking lot as well a decision regarding the pending closure of the county inmate program during its July 13 … Read more

MSU celebrates 50th Anniversary Holmes admission

Dr. Holmes, Chief of Staff and Medical Director for Choctaw Regional Medical Center, was recently honored at MSU

From press reports

Sunday, July 19, marked the 50th anniversary of one of the most important milestones in Mississippi State history when Dr. Richard E. Holmes became the first African American student to enroll at Mississippi State University.

His alma … Read more



Raquela Graham of Ackerman was rewarded with the Pre-teen Mississippi SR. Talent 2nd runner-up, Pre-teen Mississippi outstanding … Read more

Voters must show photo ID card


From Press Reports

All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Also, individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office are required to show a photo ID.
Eligible … Read more

Union VFD hosts singing/political rally

All photo credits – Jeff Pruitt
Choctaw County Sheriff Cloyd Halford entertains the crowd at the Union Volunteer Fire Dept.’s Singing/Political Rally held on July 25. Other musical performances for the event came from Berta Bounds, Brandon Busby, and Wesley Edwards.

Submitted by Jeff Pruitt

The Union Volunteer Fire department hosted a singing/political rally on July 25th at 4 p.m. The event allowed for residents the opportunity to listen to candidates for the upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election speak … Read more

4-H meets 4-County

A hot line safety demonstration was provided by three 4-County linemen. (Above) Laura Revel and Nadia McKinley with the 4-County employees.

From press reports

A group of over 50 Mississippi 4-H high school leaders received a lesson in Cooperative 101 July 22 at the 4-County Electric Power Association Corporate Center.

The cooperative hosted the group, comprised of first place winners in … Read more

Know the offices voters are electing

One of the governor’s duties is signing bills into law.

From press & staff reports

Historically, the role of counties has been to serve as an administrative arm of the state – maintaining records, providing courts and law enforcement, building roads, assessing property and collecting taxes, and conducting elections. Counties … Read more

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports

It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice.

As the Democratic and … Read more