News

Nunnelee to speak at BBL

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

Cooper, DYW, recognized as Fitness Winner

By Press Reports

On Friday, July 20st, 2012, the Mississippi Distinguished Young Woman Program recognized Alison Cooper with a $500 scholarship for being one of the top five physically fit participants in the program.

Cooper was selected along with Meridian, … Read more

New laws in Mississippi began July 1

From staff reports

The Mississippi State Legislature recently passed laws during the 2012 regular session that took effect on July 1, 2012. Each year the legislature goes into session to make laws, change laws or get rid of rules for … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit for Sandra Smith August 4 A benefit for Sandra Smith, battling cancer, will be held August 4 at the Woodman of the World in Eupora at 11 a.m. Come out and enjoy an auction, music, a cake sale, food, … Read more

The Civil War – Cedar Mountain and Clara Barton

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On August 9, 1862¸ C.S.A. General Stonewall Jackson claimed a narrow Confederate victory over General Nathaniel Banks at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, also known as Slaughter’s Mountain or Cedar Run.

During the summer of … Read more

Silver Alert Cancellation

Silver Alert Cancellation
The Silver Alert issued earlier today for James William Sunn of Ackerman, Mississippi is cancelled. Mr. Sunn was located earlier this evening, unharmed as he continued his journey to Canada. Thank you for your participation in this
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Dr. O

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

A new doctor has arrived in Choctaw County. Dr. Terry O’Malia recently joined the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw team. Right now, he is working in the emergency room with clinic hours to be … Read more

Movie Night slated for August 4

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Mark your calendars for Movie Night on August 4 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

Parents make plans to bring your children to watch Puss in Boots (rated PG) for the first … Read more

Summer Reading Fun event

From staff reports

Children at the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library creates fun crafts, enjoy snacks, reading and more.

On July 12, children learned about “Things that go Bump in the Night,” created monster masks and ‘went … Read more

School Board presents proposed budget

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board plans to operate on a $15. 4 million budget for the 2012-2013 school year. In their July 18 Budget Hearing, Superintendent Glen Beard announced that the district would not … Read more