Don’t let opinions ruin holiday peace

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Extension Service


On the heels of a heated political season, make family peace a priority during the upcoming holidays.

Alisha Hardman, an assistant professor in the Mississippi State University School of Human Sciences, said holidays … Read more

CNRC provide American Cancer Society donation

From Loretta Fields

CNRC Safe and Sound Program


In the spirit of contributing to the cause and working to be a blessing to those who are cancer survivors, the community of Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Safe and Sound … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 51 Miscellaneous Incident reports and 14 Incident Offense reports

11/4/16 Brian R. Meaders, B/M, 5/18/87, APD, driving with D.L. suspended

11/5/16 Jerry L. Hill, W/M, 3/14/72, CSO, serve time per Justice Court Judge

11/7/16 … Read more

Aldermen accept resignation of police officer

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Ackerman Board of Aldermen accepted the resignation of one of the officers of the Ackerman Police Department during its Nov. 1 meeting held at the Town Hall Boardroom.

Attending the meeting were … Read more

MTFC hold general coalition meeting in Winona

Submitted by Keetha Mosley

Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties


The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties held its General Coalition Meeting Tuesday, November 1 at Pizza Inn in Winona.

Coalition members present … Read more

Ribbon Cutting held for Barlow Blue

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Barlow Blue on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Barlow Blue is located at 66 LeFleur Circle, French Camp. Close family and friends came out … Read more

CCSD receives C in state accountability rating

From press & staff reports


The Choctaw County School District recently received its first set of non-waiver school & district accountability ratings for Mississippi schools.

The Choctaw County School District earned a grade of C under the accountability ratings. … Read more

Mitchell wins circuit judge race

From staff reports


George Mitchell will continue his service as a circuit judge after winning election to the office he was appointed to earlier this year.

He has served as Circuit Court judge for the 5th Circuit Judicial District, … Read more

Weir Elementary celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Submitted by Jackie Wise


Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, October 24-28, to promote drug free awareness.Red_0807

Students and teachers dressed up in the theme for each day: Monday “I ‘Mustache’ You Not To Do Drugs” (wear mustaches); … Read more