Jail Docket – 12/10/14

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed nine offense reports and 93 miscellaneous incident reports in the last two weeks.

11/21/14    Michael McShane         w/m    6/27/89     CSO     trespassing
11/23/14    Jimmy D Boykin             w/m    1/28/69      F&W    poss. of alcohol & poss. of cocaine… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/10/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

On the Vocabulary Can Be Fun website I came upon a strategy of how to expand vocabulary. Divide your vocabulary into three groups. The first category has words you’re confident … Read more

Obituaries – 12/10/14

Mr. Charles S. “Bob” Martin
November 30, 2014

Funeral services for Mr. Charles S. “Bob” Martin, 85, were held at Weir Baptist Church in Weir on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. Jared Busby and Mark Mayo officiated. Burial … Read more

Medical Center opens Wound Healing Center

By Press Reports

Choctaw Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of its new outpatient wound healing center. The wound center provides outpatient services to people with chronic or hard to heal wounds. Chronic wounds include; diabetes foot … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade to be held Thursday


By Staff Reports

The Ackerman Christmas Parade will be held Thursday, December 4 in downtown Ackerman. The theme for the parade is Hometown Christmas Spirit. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy this year’s parade.

A silent auction will … Read more

Reception planned to honor McKay

By Staff Reports

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a reception to honor Donna McKay on December 9 from 4-6 p.m. at the J.P. Coleman building in Ackerman.

McKay was promoted to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director on … Read more

Students learn energy efficiency, safety

Photo by Sandi Murihead
The Construction Trade students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center were addressed by 4-County Marketing Services Specialist Ronnie Vernon about “Home Energy Efficiency” in the home. Vernon demonstrated how to read a meter, as well as gave examples on what can be done in the home to make it more energy efficient.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Representatives from 4-County Electric Power Association visited the Construction Trade students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center on Nov. 19 to give them tips on home energy efficiency, as well as educate … Read more

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza details announced

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Six Choctaw County businesses are continuing to offer holiday deals with the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza. The extravaganza is a countdown to Christmas, with each participating business, offering a special promotion to customers … Read more

Volunteers needed for Hope Outdoors hunt


From Staff Reports

Volunteers are needed for North Mississippi Hope Outdoors’ first deer hunt, which will be Dec. 19-20.

Housing and meals will be provided for hunters and volunteers at Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly, located at 645 Dorroh Lake Road … Read more