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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

Choctaw Nursing Center celebrates Nursing Home Week

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County Nursing Home residents and staff enjoyed a week full of activities, fun and food.

They celebrated Nursing Home Week, May 9-13 with fun activities each day to show appreciation for each other-residents … Read more

The Civil War – Battle of Winchester VA

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On May 25, 1862, the Confederates led by General Stonewall Jackson defeated Union forces, numbering 10,000, under the command of General Nathaniel Banks at Winchester, Virginia. Of the estimated 2,400 resulting casualties, only 400 were Confederate.… Read more

Calendar of Events

Blood Drive May 24 Pioneer Community Hospital will host a blood drive on Thursday, May 24th from 1 pm–6 pm. The United Blood Services Bloodmobile will be in the hospital parking lot taking donations. Every donor will be given a … Read more