News

Supervisors set rent for Bonds Clinic

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Choctaw County Supervisors set lease payment for old Bounds Clinic in their July 31 board meeting. “The county does not receive rent on Dr. Prosser’s clinic,” said Steve Montgomery, Chancery clerk. Pioneer Health…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 15 incident offense reports and 13 miscellaneous incident reports last week. 8/4/13    David S Higgason    W/M  9/19/77  CSO Public Drunk & Poss. of Marijuana 8/7/13    Jamie Potts   B/M  7/7/79 CSO  Bench Warrants X 5 & DHS Incarceration Order…

Obituaries

Mr. Robert Worrell Robert Stephen (Bob) Worrell, 57, died August 1, 2013. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 17 at Old Lebanon cemetery in Ackerman at 10AM. Survivors include his daughter, Leah Worrell McPherson of Jackson, MS; brothers, Mike Worrell…

Calendar of Events

Benefit singing for Chris Doss Aug. 17 A benefit singing will be held for Chris Doss, of Pontotoc on Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Maben Church of God. SOULED OUT and PASTOR MATT HILL will be singing. We will…

Council of Governments tour hospital

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosts Council of Governments for all elected officials in Choctaw County to attend a meeting together to discuss the county as whole and share what is happening…

Importance of Community Development

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an outdoor Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16. You may wonder why the Chamber of Commerce hosts events…

Presley to hold forum Aug. 22

From press reports   Northern District Public Service Commission Brandon Presley will hold an open forum in Choctaw County to hear from ratepayers on the issue of broadband service. The “Community Meeting” will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2013,…

Movie Night planned

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16 at Tom Glasgow Park at the amphitheater in Ackerman. The gates will open at 7:30…

Open House for hospital next week

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the new hospital with them on August 20 with a ribbon cutting, open house and reception from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. The…