News

New Agricultural/4-H agent at Choctaw County Extension

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Excited and eager to meet people in all Choctaw County communities would describe Darrell Banks, the new Agriculture and Natural Resources/4-H agent for the Mississippi Extension Service-Choctaw County.

Banks began working for the Choctaw … Read more

Mayor signs Healthy Family Month proclamation

By Press Reports

February is Healthy Family Month. This is a time set aside to celebrate the importance of cultivating and maintaining the bond between members of the familial unit. The family is the foundation on which communities are built.… Read more

The Civil War – Yazoo Pass Expedition

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

This week in 1863, the weather had taken a turn for the worse, slowing down operations to a winter’s pace. Associated Press reports documented a tremendous snow storm hitting the Virginia coastline, around the area of … Read more

14th Annual NWTF Banquet to be held

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host the 2013 Heritage Banquet on Saturday, March 2, at the Choctaw County Community Center. All are invited to attend and enjoy the seafood supper catered … Read more

Calendar of Events

Applicator TrainingFeb. 7 The Choctaw County Extension Service will offer a Pesticide Applicator Training at 9 am on Thursday, February 7 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. There is a $10 training course fee. Registration is required by calling … Read more

AES Kindergarteners celebrate 100 Days of School success

On Tuesday, January 22, the kindergarten students at Ackerman Elementary School (taught by Mrs. Carol Ballard, Mrs. Meriah Burdine, Mrs. Cynthia Berry, and Mrs. Shelley Gammill) celebrated the 100th Day of School.

The children did many activities with the number … Read more

Oswalt earns Eagle Scout rank

By Press Reports

At Providence Baptist Church, on January 13, before a host of family, friends, fellow scouts and scout leaders, Chay Oswalt was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

After completing all requirements and passing an extensive board of … Read more

MLK remembered at prayer service

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream has not been forgotten in Choctaw County. The Choctaw County NAACP Branch #5631 held the Fifth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance Prayer Visual on January 21. Approximately … Read more