By Robbie Faulk
Special to the Plaindealer
Before legendary coach Ricky Woods ever won a state championship, his early years began with a successful stint at Eupora High School.
With eight championship rings now on his fingers, Woods is heading … Read more
By Joyce Helmick, President
Mississippi Association of Educators
As a grandmother, educator, and President of the Mississippi Association of Educators, I agree wholeheartedly with our members who are raising grave concerns about the real intent of revamping the state’s funding … Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 91 Miscellaneous Incident reports and 13 Incident Offense reports this week.
11/11/16 C.B. Shumaker, B/M, 5/23/61, APD, disorderly conduct
11/12/16 Michael Miller, B/M, 01/19/56, CSO, bench warrant/MVL, bench warrant/Susp. D.L., bench warrant/DUI 1st refusal, … Read more
Submitted by Juli Hughes
MSU Extension – Choctaw County
The public is invited to attend our annual Holiday Open House & Santa will be held Thursday, December 8 from 2:30 until 6:00pm at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman.
Holiday … Read more
Nov. 17, 2016
Services for Jimmy G. “Pete” Long, 57, of Ackerman were Nov. 19, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery near Weir.… Read more
By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
This year’s recognition of Veteran’s Day was special for the residents of Choctaw County as The Choctaw County High School and VFW Post 5569 in Ackerman partnered for this year’s Veterans Day ceremony, which … Read more
From staff reports
The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held its October 18, 2016 meeting for the purpose of interviewing and hiring for the position of Solid Waste clerk.
A motion was made by Board President Joey Stephenson to approve … Read more
The Choctaw County National Wild Turkey Federation recently made their annual donation to the Choctaw Baptist Food Ministry to assist in the purchase of turkeys and other Thanksgiving food items for needy families in Choctaw County.
This has been … Read more
From press & staff reports
Following the results of one of the most contentious presidential elections in U.S. history, two top candidates in a local judicial race will face one another in a Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Runoff Election.
This … Read more
From press reports
The “United We Feed” 3-week food drive sponsored by the United Way of North Mississippi is in its last week. If you were planning to donate and for some reasons thought it was too late, I have … Read more