News

12 more return qualifying papers

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

With just over one week left to qualify, 12 more people enter the political
races for the Boards of Aldermen for Ackerman, French Camp and Weir.

The election for Mayor and Board of Aldermen … Read more

Investiture of Justice Coleman set

By Press Reports

An investiture ceremony for Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Josiah D.
Coleman was set for 4 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Lafayette County Courthouse in
Oxford.

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. was set to welcome… Read more

Girlfriends learn craft, Bible study

By Staff and Press Reports

Learning a new craft, meeting new people and enjoying Bible Study is
what Girlfriends is all about.

Girlfriends 1 is part of the Broken Wings Ministry and is led or
mentored by Sr. Alies Therese … Read more

Fab Fridays features diabetes

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ellen Wallace, diabetic education coordinator, with The Diabetic Shoppe, briefly explains diabetes and gives everyone tips on living healthier especially with diabetes.

A few of her simple tips on living healthier are: set one … Read more

School Board discuss calendar

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The 2013-2014 School Calendar was debated in the February 11 Choctaw County School Board meeting. The board pulled this item out of the consent agenda to discuss.

Ward 5 School Board Member Mike Thomas, … Read more

Plans for hospital building a topic in supes meeting

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Plans for the current hospital in Choctaw County were a topic of discussion in the February 11 Board of Supervisors meeting.

Steve Fontaine, vice president of hospital operations for Pioneer Health Services, said Pioneer … Read more

Speaker announced for First Responders Dinner

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce will host the First Responders Dinner on Friday, March 1, at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman, Miss.

Robert Latham, Jr., Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) … Read more

Volunteer Fire departments vital to communities

By Chris Coleman, county fire coordinator

The first fire department in America was established in Boston, Massachusetts in 1679. Since that time, fire departments have become a crucial part of keeping cities, towns, communities, and wildlife safe from the dangers … Read more