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Local youth participate in Safety Camp

From press reports

The 2012 Farm Bureau Youth Safety Camp was held recently at Timber Creek Camp near Pulaski, Mississippi. More than 75 young people from all over Mississippi came together for a 4-day camp that emphasized safety as it … Read more

No restructuring for CCSD for upcoming school year

No restructuring for CCSD for upcoming school year By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw County School District will not restructure for the upcoming school year, 2012-2013.

Superintendent Glen Beard confirmed that the schools will not restructure for the upcoming school year.
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Mine begins quail restoration project

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Red Hills Mine is committed to restoring the quail population in Choctaw County. The mine recently released their first quail onto their reclamation area. 
Bryan Mattison with the Red Hills Mine is dedicated
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Locals attend commissioning of USS Mississippi

By Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer

Skip and Jennifer Mize of Ackerman attended the commissioning ceremony of the USS Mississippi in Pascagoula on June 2. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus was the principal speaker at the ceremony.

The USS … Read more

Mine begins quail restoration project

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Red Hills Mine is committed to restoring the quail population in Choctaw County. The mine recently released their first quail onto their reclamation area.

Bryan Mattison with the Red Hills Mine is dedicated … Read more

Pet Show draws large crowd

By Press Reports

A unique event each year at the Choctaw County June Fest is the 20th Century Sponsored Pet Show. Always looking to serve the community, the 20th Century Club sponsors the event each year to raise funds for … Read more

Ackerman Aldermen adopt noise ordinance

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Ackerman Board of Aldermen adopted a new or updated Noise Ordinance in their June 5 board meeting. The ordinance prohibits loud, disturbing and unnecessary noises within the Town of Ackerman. The changes to
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Calendar of Events

Native Plant Propagation June 21st 12-1 pm at Choctaw County Extension Office in the Courthouse Annex. Dr. Wayne Porter will discuss who to grow your own native plants for your landscape. This workshop, presented via interactive video, is free and … Read more

Coleman guest speaker at Republican Party meeting

By Press Reports

The Choctaw County Republican Party met on June 12 at the Choctaw County Courthouse. There were several items on the agenda, including the formation of the County Executive Committee and other committees.

Executive Chairman Shannon Crow addressed … Read more

Secessionville, S.C. becomes battle site

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

While the three day ride of General Stuart and his cavalry around the Army of the Potomac in mid-June was not of critical importance as a stand-alone action, it provided significant information to General Lee for … Read more