Performing for mothers


Douglas performs Mothers Day Weekend

Ackerman artist Danita Oswalt Douglas performed for the Gospel Music Jubilee in Gore Springs on May 9. … Read more

CTE Hall of Fame

2014-2015 CCCTC Hall of Fame: (left to right)  Breana Montgomery, Nikki Neal, Macie Cook,  Tyler Cole, Alex Robison, Ty Swindle.

Choctaw County Career and Technology Center Selects the 2014-2015 CTE Hall of Fame and CTE Student of the Year… Read more

CCHSAA celebrates Class of 2015

Scholarship winners in attendance.

From press reports

Thursday May 7, 2015 was a night of celebration, food, fun, scholarships, awards, and prizes, as the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association honored graduates of both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy. The event … Read more

Hospital board requests reimbursement from county

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors received an update regarding the status of the county hospital and nursing home during its May 11 meeting held at the boardroom in the Choctaw County Courthouse.

The … Read more

EMCC offers summer camp in manufacturing concepts


MAYHEW – East Mississippi Community College’s Manufacturing, Technology & Engineering Division, in partnership with Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi and the Corporation for National and Community Service, is offering a summer camp for students in middle and high school.

Camp … Read more

Jail Docket – 05/20/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 64 miscellaneous incident reports and 15 incident offense reports this week.

5/8/15  Lorenzo Burns b/m  1/25/90  CSO: susp D.L.
5/12/15  R.B Varner w/m  11/27/89 MDOC: hold for MDOC
5/12/15  Sherry Smith  b/f  5/18/86   APD: … Read more

Repeat champions the norm for MHSAA fast-pitch softball

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

East Webster, Harrison Central, Neshoba Central, and Newton County each defended their MHSAA Fast-Pitch State Championships this past weekend at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

While it was the second straight 6A title for Harrison … Read more

EMCC falls in Region 23 Baseball Tournament

From school reports

EUNICE, La. – A possible late-game comeback attempt was thwarted by an old division nemesis, as 17th-ranked East Mississippi Community College’s baseball season came to an end with a rain-delayed, 11-inning 4-3 setback to No. 18 Northwest … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/20/15

Group to meet May 22
The Jackson Veterans Center’s “Combat Support Group” will meet at Cagle’s Corner in Ackerman on May 22 at 1 p.m. Meal will be paid for by VFW Post 5569. All combat veterans, regardless of county … Read more

In Our Community – 05/20/15

Dixie Pan Club
April 17, 2015

Eleven members met at the Hardin Place in the panhandle community for our April meeting. Business was taken care of quickly so we could get to the program. We were hosted by Glenda Whittington … Read more