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Manage stress and stay happy

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. While stress in our lives is commonly thought to be negative … Read more

Unemployment rate 8.8 percent

From staff reports

The unemployment rate for Choctaw County rose to 8.8 percent for May.
That’s according to the latest data from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.… Read more

Award-winning author to visit book club

Patricia Bradley

By Jan Ballard
Choctaw Co Ext Service

On July 15th, at 10:30 am, Corinth author, Patricia Bradley (pen name) will visit the Yarn Spinners Book Club (sponsored by Mississippi State University Extension Service) in … Read more

Aldermen hold monthly meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“We’re back to the drawing board,” said Ackerman Police Chief Kevin Stark about the inter-local agreement between … Read more

Supervisors review management contracts

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held their June 30 meeting concurrent with the Hospital Board of Trustees meeting.
Both boards met at the courthouse to… Read more