The Civil War – Siege of Corinth

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Not long after the close of the Battle of Shiloh in early April, following the Confederate withdrawal to Corinth, Mississippi, (about 22 miles south of the battlefield) U. S. Major General Henry Halleck began moving troops … Read more

Graves to serve as summer intern at Plaindealer

By Staff Reports

Ellen Graves, a senior majoring in Journalism with a minor in Political Science at the University of Mississippi, has recently joined the Choctaw Plaindealer newspaper team. She will be interning for the summer and will be collecting … Read more

Calendar of Events

Woodmen Family Cookout June 2 The Woodmen of the World Lodge 94 of Eupora will host a family cookout for all Woodmen members on Saturday evening, June 2nd at 7 pm. Bring your family for a great meal and entertainment … Read more

AHS students compete in the ISEF

By Press Reports

Fifteen hundred students from countries around the world were selected as ISEF Finalists to earn the right to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, Penn. on May 14-May 18. Among the 14 … Read more

Ribbon cutting to be held at Treats n Eats

By Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer

A ribbon cutting ceremony for new business Treats n Eats will be held Thursday May 31, 2012 at 4 p.m. at the corner of Highway 15 and Main Street in Ackerman. Treats n Eats … Read more

JuneFest preregistration deadline date has been extended

JuneFest preregistration deadline date has been extended JuneFest preregistration deadline date has been extended
Make plans now to be a part of the JuneFest 5K Run/Walk.  Walk or run the 3.1 miles around Ackerman. The preregistration date has now Read more

Hospital to host blood drive

By Press and Staff Reports

The Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw encourages everyone to participate in their blood drive on Thursday, May 24 from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. in the hospital parking lot.

The United Blood Services Bloodmobile will be in … Read more

Supervisors approve bids

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approves a purchase of a new generator and maintenance agreements in their May 14 meeting.

The board opened bids for annual generator maintenance quotes. Two bids were received, … Read more

School trustees handle monthly agenda, issues

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board held their regularly scheduled meeting May 14 where they approved a full agenda.

The School Board held a short executive session to discuss a discipline matter. They approved the … Read more

Candice Pitts to perform at JuneFest

By Press and Staff Reports

Candice Pitts of Mantachie is slated to be the opening act for the 5th Annual JuneFest Saturday night entertainment.

Pitts will take stage at 6:30 p.m. on June 9 and perform until 7:15 p.m. in … Read more