By Amanda McBride, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce
First Responders are always on standby waiting on the next call for help. First Responders, paid and volunteer, are all around us including our family, friends, neighbors and strangers. These heroes often … Read more
How a small town boy was able to achieve his childhood dream with a dedication and work ethic that shows the spirit of Choctaw County
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Many people never get the opportunity to live out … Read more
From staff reports
Almost one year ago, the residents of Choctaw County faced a challenge regarding its healthcare system within the county. The county’s hospital, at that time under lease and management of Pioneer Health Systems, was going through a … Read more
By Austin Bishop
French Camp Academy head baseball coach Nathan Wright said nothing is going on with his 1-3 Panthers that experience and becoming more consistent throwing strikes won’t correct.
“We just need some work and the weather … Read more
Choctaw County Flea Market is April 11
Choctaw County Flea Market will be held Saturday, April 11 from 8:00am until 2:00pm in downtown Ackerman. Space is 10’x10’ – no electricity or water available. There is no vendor fee. Registration is … Read more
The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District would like to remind everyone that that they have a Litter Spreader for rental to farmers who wish to spread chicken litter on their farms. The charge for renting the equipment is … Read more
From school reports
The history-making 2014-15 basketball season came to a painful end here today in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament with the Holmes Community College Bulldogs falling to the Hill College Rebels, 73-72.
The Bulldogs ended the … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
For the Theatre Appreciation class I created a technique to generate students’ knowledge and appreciation of the Shakespearean plays.… Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
“Near Petersburg, Virginia, in the frosty pre-dawn hours of March 25, 1865, a Union sentry in front of Fort Stedman could hear the faint rustle of dry cornstalks quite clearly. ‘I say, Johnny,’ he shouted as … Read more
From Press Reports
Because of the passing of Congressman Alan Nunnelee, a vacancy exists in the 1st District for U.S. Congress.
Gov. Phil Bryant has set the date of the special election to fill the vacancy on May 12. If … Read more