Aldermen discuss cemetery improvements

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen continued discussions regarding improvements to Enon Cemetery, as well as approving a new hire for the town’s police department during its monthly board meeting held on July 7 in … Read more

‘Wonders of Japan’ program held at library

CPD photo

Submitted by Juli Hughes
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

On July 7, Chieko Iwata, a resident of Japan who is part of the Japan Outreach Program and is housed at Mississippi State University, presented a program at the Choctaw … Read more



Eight students representing Choctaw County High School FFA attended the 82nd Mississippi FFA State Convention at Mississippi State University June 2-5, 2015. Those in attendance were:… Read more

DYW Kyla Perry prepares for state program


From Ginny Lucas, Chairman-Choctaw County DYW Program

photoChoctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, Kyla Grace Perry, gave a glimpse of what will happen at the state program in Meridian during her trunk show that was held Saturday, July 11th, at the … Read more

Chris Coleman seeks Re-Election as Post 2 Constable

Chris Coleman

From staff reports

Friends, neighbors, and community:
On Tuesday, August 4th the citizens of Choctaw County will vote in the primary election for assorted offices of the county government. I, Chris Coleman, have qualified and seek re-election of the office … Read more

Seed for food plots available

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My students read, watch and discuss one of Shakespeare’s plays (I select a different play each semester). Frank Wadsworth’s article, published in World Book Encyclopedia, pointed out that no manuscripts … Read more