Thirteen athletes earn NJCAA academic honors

Paxton Sims of Ackerman is among honorees

From School Reports

Copiah-Lincoln Community College had 13 athletes earn NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards. The awards are given on three levels, exemplary academic achievement (3.60-3.79 GPA), superior achievement (3.80-3.99 GPA), and pinnacle achievement … Read more

Plaindealer closed 4th of July

In observance of the 4th of July Holiday, the Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Monday, July 4.

The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5.

Deadline for the upcoming Wednesday, July 6 edition of the Choctaw Plaindealer … Read more

Chamber, Art’s Place to host Business After Hours

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Art’s Place to hold a Business After Hours. Join us on Tuesday, July 12 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at Art’s Place, in downtown Ackerman, to share … Read more

Proposed changes to nuisance animal regulations noted

From Press Reports

The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved proposed rule changes to the General Regulation for the Taking of Nuisance Animals June 22.

At the request of the U.S. Forest Service, to address safety, resource concerns, and … Read more

Wilson lands ICC scholarship

From School Reports

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2016 include Elizabeth M. Wilson of Mathiston, Leadership.

Wilson is a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School where she participated in Beta Club, Academic Team, cheerleading, band, color guard … Read more

News of YesterYear

Sixty-nine years ago this week–From the files of the June 20, 1947 Choctaw Plaindealer.

That Chevrolet Convertible

Donations for the VFW Building to become the home of Troy Biggers Post, VFW, have increased appreciably-but still a long way from the … Read more

Hood recognized

Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting economic principles and employer issues, leadership in committee and floor debates … Read more

Mabus visits troops

Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy and Choctaw County native, talks to Marines with the Scout Sniper Platoon at Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, May 14, 2016. “The greatest honor of my life is leading the Navy and … Read more

MC announces local students Academic Scholars

From School Reports

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2013 fall semester. Named from the local area:

PRESIDENT’S LIST: To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must … Read more