Pine Tree Music Fest to be held June 6

Dee Horton Images
Shawna P and the EarthFunk Tribe will fill the Pine Tree Music Fest with Southern funk, rock and soul as the featured entertainment. Make plans to attend this awesome, free concert on Saturday, June 6 in downtown Ackerman.

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Choctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest will held Saturday, June 6, in downtown Ackerman. Pine Tree Music Fest will feature live entertainment and a full day of fun activities for the entire family. Activities include … Read more

CCHS holds annual commencement exercises


By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Warm weather and sunny skies greeted The Choctaw County High School Class of 2015 as it participated in its Commencement Exercises on May 22, 2015 at the Amphitheater located on the school’s campus.

Parents, … Read more

Scholarship awarded

On Thursday, May 21, Natchez Trace Lodge #609 had their annual scholarship banquet. This year the scholarship recipients were: Ladye Faulk, Jaden King, Kallye Varner, and Carlin West. Chris Nettles spoke about Masons, the Shriners and the Shriners Hospitals for … Read more

Scholarship winner

Kim Thomas and Kelsey Lemire

2015 George M. (Buck) And Jean Thrailkill Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Kelsey Lemire for being chosen as the recipient of the 2015 GEORGE M. (BUCK) AND JEAN THRAILKILL SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is awarded to a senior student attending Choctaw County … Read more

Friends of Webster Library hosting Massey


From Staff Reports

Joe T. Massey of Bruce will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of Friends of the Library in Eupora.

The meeting begins at 11 a.m. Monday, June 8, at the Webster County Public Library. Lunch … Read more

CCHSAA celebrates school with historic marker


From press & staff reports

On what was a perfect morning with perfect weather, former students, teachers, staff, elected officials, and friends of the former Choctaw County High School gathered to celebrate its history and legacy as the institution that … Read more

UMMC confers record 864 degrees t Mississippi Coliseum

From press reports

The number of graduates of the University of Mississippi Medical Center continues to climb for the third year in a row.

A record 864 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals and graduate students in the health sciences … Read more

Clarifications – 06/03/15

In the Hospital Board receives reimbursement from county article in the May 27 edition, Supervisor Eric Chambers voted NO on the hospital reimbursement from the public area of the meeting room. The unofficial minutes of the meeting had Chambers recorded … Read more