Welcome reception planned for Chamber director

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Economic Development Foundation cordially invites you to a reception on Thursday, October 11 to greet Lara Bowman, the new Chamber of Commerce Executive Director. The reception will be held from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at … Read more

Supervisors discuss fire rating, personnel policies

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met October 1 in their first meeting of the month.

In this meeting, the board discussed a 90 day professional services agreement with Stone Adams Financial (Nick Walters) … Read more

Local to compete for Miss ICC

By Press Reports

Eight contestants will compete for the title of Miss Itawamba Community College 2013 including Jessica Pendleton of French Camp.

The Miss Itawamba Community College 2013 pageant will be November 1 at 7 p.m. in the W.O. Benjamin … Read more

Cornerstone celebration this Sunday

From press reports

Ackerman United Methodist Church will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the building of Ackerman UM Church on Sunday, October 14 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The celebration will include a brief history of the church, memories shared … Read more

Austal launches USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2)

By Press Reports

On October 1, 2012, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), the recently christened USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2).

This 103-meter high-speed catamaran represents the U.S. Department of Defense’s … Read more

Calendar of Events

Cornerstone Celebration Oct. 14 Ackerman United Methodist Church will hold a Cornerstone Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the building of the Ackerman UM Church on Sunday, October 14 beginning with the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Homecoming Oct. … Read more

The Civil War – Perryville and its role in the war

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In 1860 Kentucky was a slave state with almost 20% of her population enslaved. The Governor of Kentucky was a Southern sympathizer. Her citizens were divided. When Lincoln requested men to serve the Union cause in … Read more

Post Office ready for BCA month

By Press Reports

Post Offices nationwide will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month in October through the sales of Breast Cancer Research First- Class Semipostal stamps.

The self-adhesive, non-denominated semipostal stamp is sold in sheets of twenty 55 cent stamps. … Read more

Head Start students learn safety

Students at Head Start recently learned all about safety including how the police and firemen help everyone. The Ackerman Police Department officers Bo Brooks and Lloyd Denning recently visited the Head Start classroom explaining safety tips to the students then … Read more