Circuit Court sentencing, Jury report

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The August term of Circuit Court has begun with Judge Joey Loper presiding over this term.

During the first week, the Grand Jury met on August 20 for one day and investigated two violations … Read more

Weir to unveil Blues marker Friday

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Weir will soon be added to the growing list of destinations for Blues fans. Weir will unveil a Blues marker on Friday, August 31 at 5:30 in honor of the late … Read more

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Sept. 6 The VFW will meet Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place.

Revival Sept. 9-12 Bethsaida Baptist Church invites everyone to Revival Sept. 9-12 with services at 7 p.m. nightly and 11 a.m. Sunday morning with … Read more

The Civil War – 2nd Bull Run/Manassas Battle

Submitted by C.J. Johnson
By early August 1862, attention was shifting from the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia to the interior of the state.  After McClellan failed to capture Richmond, President Lincoln began moving troops to the northern part of the
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School Board discusses finances, approves agenda

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board approved a lengthy agenda and discussed the district’s finances.

Glen Beard, superintendent, told the board that the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors are considering land tax objections, as allowed … Read more

Congressman Nunnelee speaks at BBL

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Congressman Alan Nunnelee drew a crowd of approximately 50 people to the recent Brown Bag Lunch program.

Congressman Nunnelee was the guest speaker for the program that is offered by the Choctaw County Chamber … Read more

Aldermen discuss insurance for future aldermen

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Future new aldermen for the Town of Ackerman will not be offered health insurance after the August 7 Ackerman Board of Aldermen meeting. 
The board briefly discussed the option of not offering future new
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Supervisors approve to finish out PT area

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Finishing out the physical therapy area of the new medical office building was discussed again in two Choctaw County Board of Supervisor meetings.

In the August 13 meeting, Steve Fontaine with Pioneer Health Systems, … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Potter’s Hand August 23 12:00-1:00 @ Choctaw County Extension Office via interactive video. Workshop is free and open to the public. A lump of clay in a potter’s hand can become a beautiful, useful vessel. Lee Ann Williamson, Executive … Read more