Breast Cancer Awareness set for October

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Breast cancer affects one in eight women during their lives and kills more women in the United States than any cancer except lung cancer. No one … Read more

Legals – 09/30/15

Sealed Bids for the complete installation of the Radio Read Meters will be received by Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Ackerman, at the offices … Read more

Residents to vote on Initiative 42 in Nov.

From press & staff reports

The Choctaw County Circuit Clerks Office recently received the sample ballots for the 2015 General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3.

Statewide races that will be elected on that day range from Governor … Read more

Flag fun

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Jerry Hemphill presented on 9/17 at Choctaw County Elementary.  Flag was presented and lowered to half staff in honor of former superintendent … Read more

School Board discuss walking track grant

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board discussed the possibility of receiving a grant for the construction of a walking track during its monthly meeting held on September 14 at the Central Office Boardroom.

The meeting … Read more

Supervisors recognize emergency district hire

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved an emergency hire for District 3 during its Sept. 11 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.

Board president Chris McIntire informed the supervisors that he … Read more

Burdine announces Candidacy for Circuit Clerk


From staff reports

I, Amy Burdine, would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Circuit Clerk of Choctaw County and ask for your vote and support in the upcoming election.

At the beginning of September, our current … Read more

Shane Box elected new Mathiston town marshal

(Right) Box (center) with Mathiston Alderman Earl Frost, Carden, and aldermen Lavelle McAlpin and Jeff Haney

From Staff Reports

Shane Box was elected Mathiston’s new town marshal (police chief) in a special election on Sept. 8.

Box received 79 votes to Mark Jones’ 67 votes, according to Municipal Clerk Rachel Robinson.… Read more