Burton addresses parents at Weir Open House

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Shane Burton, Weir Attendance Center principal, addresses parents, students and staff during the recent WAC Open House. Burton is beginning his first year as principals at WAC. He has taught and coached for almost … Read more

Pioneer to hold Job Fair

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is preparing for the new hospital in more ways than one. The new hospital in Choctaw County is currently under construction but Pioneer is looking for people to fill … Read more

Generation Now 2012 plans released

By Press Reports

Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church will be hosting their fourth annual Generation Now Youth weekend on August 25-26. Generation Now is a weekend designed to get the point across that the job of changing this world for the … Read more

Supes rescind order, discuss power plant

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held their August 8 meeting in front of a crowd of approximately 30 concerned citizens.

Many came that were concerned about the 10 year in lieu tax agreement … Read more

Planning meeting held for club

By Donna McKay, Ackerman 20th Century Club Reporter

The Ackerman 20th Century Club had a planning meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. Nine members were present: Susan Shurden, Cherrie Robison, Tinker Forrester, Jeanith … Read more

Three years and still reading

By Jan Ballard

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. ~Joseph Brodsky

The Yarn Spinners Book Club is approaching its 3rd anniversary in October of this year. Just like some TV shows are … Read more

BBL set Aug. 15

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Congressman Alan Nunnelee will be the guest speaker at the Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, August 15 at noon at the Choctaw County Community Center.

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to … Read more

The Civil War – Greeley v. Lincoln as the war starts

By C.J. Johnson

The Press and politicians have been at odds since the earliest days of our country. Disagreements, name-calling, and even mud-slinging are not new to this relationship.

On August 19, 1862, Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune … Read more

Calendar of Events

Preserving Flowers August 16 12:00-1:00 @ Choctaw County Extension Office via interactive video. Workshop is free and open to the public. Dr. Wayne Porter, Area Horticulture Agent, will talk about having some of your garden’s summer beauty during the dreary … Read more

Scott leaves Chamber for Georgia

By Staff and Press Reports

John Scott, assistant director to Economic Development, and his family are moving on to new opportunities and new adventures. Scott and his family are leaving Ackerman for Georgia. He accepted a job with the Brunswick … Read more