News

Supervisors receive notice from Pioneer

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors received a letter from Pioneer Community Hospital regarding a notice for the nursing home residents during their monthly meeting on April 30 at the Choctaw County Courthouse.
A … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 42 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Heartworm disease in dogs

Dr. Brandy M. Boykin

Heartworm disease is a deadly, yet preventable, disease that is most prevalent in dogs. Cats can contract heartworm disease as well but signs and diagnosis methods are different and will not be discussed in this article. … Read more

Calendar of events

FUMC Homecoming

May 24
First Unity United Methodist Church will hold their 3rd Annual Homecoming Celebration on May 24 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. I.D. Thompson. The theme and scripture is … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

These three words’ first syllable sounds like the pronoun of the second person singular or plural. The three words end with different letters. One is an adjective, another is a … Read more

Pine Tree festival to offer Kids’ World

From press & staff reports

This year’s Pine Tree Music Festival will offer a very new format for the children attending. Previous festivals have offered just a few attractions for the youngsters, but this year they have taken it to … Read more

Benefit set for storm victims

From Press Reports

A benefit for three persons who were affected by the F4 tornado in Winston County will be held May 9.
Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw, Choctaw Nursing Center, Pioneer Medical Center, Pioneer Family Medical of Ackerman, Pioneer … Read more

Fun for all at Pioneer Day

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From press reports

Saturday, May 10th will bring people of all ages to French Camp’s annual Pioneer Day. The festival celebrates days gone by, with living history demonstrators in period costume. The day kicks off around 9 a.m. with activities … Read more

Choctaw County rushes to aid of neighboring Winston

Mustangs baseball team with most members from Choctaw County help cleanup tornado damage in Winston.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” This piece of scripture from Mark 12:31 reflects the nature of the residents of Choctaw County, as many rushed to the aid of neighboring Winston County after … Read more

Storm victims remembered at National Day of Prayer

Choctaw County residents remember victims of the April 28 storm that hit Winston County during the National Day of Prayer service held on May 1 at the Choctaw County Courthouse. The event is held every year to recall and to teach the way in which our founding fathers sought the wisdom of God when faced with critical decisions.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

This year’s National Day of Prayer held even more meaning for the Choctaw community as they celebrated the event on May 1 at 12 noon in front of the Choctaw County Courthouse.
With the … Read more