Calendar of Events

Graduation Celebration for Choctaw County Seniors May 10 The Choctaw County Alumni Association will be honoring all seniors in Choctaw County, Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 6 p.m at the Choctaw County Community Center, located at 895 College Street in … Read more

Small business financing topic for Lunch and Learn

By Press and Staff Reports

Anyone interested in learning about financing a small business should attend the May 16th Lunch and Learn. Jimmy Cole, Loan Officer from the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, will be the Lunch and Learn’s … Read more

School Menus

Ackerman Elementary Breakfast Wednesday, May 9: Biscuits, Sausage or Chicken, Muffins, Power Donuts, Cereal and Graham Crackers, Juice and Milk Thursday, May 10: Breakfast Burrito, Power Donuts, Muffins, Cereal and Graham Crackers, Juice and Milk Friday, May 11: Biscuits, Sausage … Read more

A look at The Civil War Battle of Williamsburg

submitted by C.J. Johnson

Union General George B. McClellan replaced the aging Union General-in- Chief Winfield Scott in late 1861, after reorganizing, retraining, and equipping the Union army at unprecedented levels. President Lincoln expected significant results from the new Commander. … Read more

Medical Foundation meeting this week

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Medical Foundation is gearing up for their Annual Meeting on May 3. The annual meeting will be Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The … Read more

Chambers Delimbinator honored as innovator

By Press Reports

Thursday, April 19, the Mississippi Technology Alliance and the Appalachian Regional Commission recognized Eric Chambers of Chambers Delimbinator ® in Ackerman, as an innovator in the Golden Triangle region. The Golden Triangle Regional Innovation Cluster, held at … Read more

Redistricting hearing held for Ackerman

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

A redistricting hearing for the Town of Ackerman was held April 19. No one from the public attended. Toby Sanford with the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District explained the three proposed changes to … Read more

Locals complete ATV Rider Course

By Press Reports

Recently, 4-H’ers from Choctaw County, along with 4-H parent, and 4-H Agent, completed an ATV Rider Course to learn how to safely operate an ATV. Participants were Jeremy Robison, Felecia Miller-Baber, Brittney Robison, LaToya Baber, and Traci … Read more

Arbor Day celebrated at Red Hills Mine

ByAmanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Fourth graders in the Choctaw County School District recently enjoyed a ‘delayed’ 4th Annual Arbor Day celebration with the Red Hills Mine and the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District. The students created posters … Read more

Mabus to speak at MSU

Two high-level members of the United States military establishment will help send off Mississippi State graduates during commencement exercises taking place the second week of May. More than 2, 400 university students are receiving spring-semester degrees. To be held in … Read more