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E911 Calls

April 27 12:35 p.m., Hwy. 413, SO Other, CSO 3:11 p.m., Hwy. 15 S., Vehicle Fire, AFD, CSO 7:00 p.m., MLK Blvd., Welfare Check, WPD 7:35 p.m., Hwy. 413, Medical Call, CSO, EMS 8:26 p.m., E. Quinn St., Child Dispute, … Read more

CCCTC holds annual recognition and awards ceremony

From Press & Staff Reports

The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center held its Third Annual Special Recognition and Awards Program Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Some of the awards that were presented included: Program Completers, Highest Average in each program, … Read more

MHP Troop G reports no collisions for Memorial Day Holiday

From Press Reports

Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) Troop G, headquartered in Starkville (District 5), is pleased to announce that no collisions occurred on the highways in their district, which includes Choctaw County during the Memorial Day Holiday period.

MHP concluded … Read more

Diabetes prevention program offered

From press reports

Mississippians at risk for type 2 diabetes can learn how to make needed lifestyle changes during a yearlong program at the Mississippi State University Extension office in Choctaw County.

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) will meet weekly … Read more

Assists at State Capitol

Ernest Clifford Hadley, IV of Weir recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff.  Ernest is pictured with Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Representative Joey Hood … Read more

Retirement ceremony held for Chancellor, Stevens

By Cliff Hadley

Thursday May 5, 2016, a reception celebrating the work of Dianne Chancellor and Sharon Stevens, was held at the Choctaw County High School cafeteria.

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Sharon Stevens’ Family

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Dianne Chancellor and her husband, Wilbur

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Sharon Stevens (l) and

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AES holds awards ceremony

From Staff Reports

Ackerman Elementary School held it’s annual awards ceremony Wednesday, May 18 at 9 a.m.

The children marched in from the rear of the gymnasium and lined the stage.

A total of 41 pre-k and 75 kindergarten students … Read more

FC Pioneer Day 2016

Chuck Bailey/Staff

DSC_0003 DSC_0020 DSC_0026 DSC_0029The annual Pioneer Day was held in the French Camp Historic District on May 14 with period demonstrators and artisans showcasing crafts such as chair caning, quilting, wood carving, and more.… Read more

Sights of Pine Tree Fest

Chuck Bailey/Staff

DSC_0006 DSC_0008 DSC_0047-1Choctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest was held Friday and Saturday, June 3-4 in downtown Ackerman. The Pine Tree Music Fest featured two days of fun for the entire family. Look for more pictures and results of all … Read more

News of Yesteryear

Five years ago this week–From the files of the May 26, 2011 Choctaw Plaindealer

Nursing Home Week celebration

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

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