EQIP and WHIP funds available

From press reports

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is encouraging landowners, famers and producers to visit their local NRCS office and apply for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP). While the … Read more

Surviving the holidays seminar

By Press Reports

Are you dreading the thought of having to face this Holiday season without a loved one who has died?

Our Surviving the Holidays seminar will help you prepare for the challenges that can make this time of … Read more

The Civil War – New prospect grays history

By C.J. Johnson

The following originally appeared in the Plaindealer in April 1956. It was taken from Chapter 42 of History of Winston County, written by William T. Lewis, and published in 1876. Originally, the New Prospect community was in … Read more

Election Day less than one week away

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Election Day, November 6, is less than one week away. Registered voters in Choctaw County are reminded to please vote at your precinct on Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. … Read more

Ribbon cutting introduces Quantum Choctaw Power

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Choctaw County Economic Development District, recently hosted a “State of the Power Markets” luncheon sponsored by Quantum Utility Generation for regional economic development stakeholders in Ackerman.

Following … Read more

Christmas Open House details announced

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Stay on top of your Christmas shopping by starting early and shopping locally at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 8.

Thirteen members from the Chamber of … Read more

Bond payments due earlier than expected

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

October 15 meeting The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors is required to make payments on the bonds in 2013 that they were not expecting until 2014.

In the October 15 board meeting, Chris McIntire, … Read more

Local MSU summer graduates

By Press Reports

Mississippi State University announces their 2012 summer graduates from Choctaw County.

Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of … Read more

Calendar of Events

30 Day Giveaway The Ackerman Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring a 30 day giveaway during the month of November. Among items to be given away are: $100 cash, rifles, oil change, mani & pedis, gift certificates, and other items too … Read more