News

The importance of preventive care for all pets

Our pets age much faster than we, as humans, do. A human’s life expectancy is approximately 80 years. A dog’s life expectancy is approximately 10-15 years. A cat’s life expectancy is approximately 16 years. So, if you think about… Read more

In our community

Real Love

By Rev. Howard Lewis

Often times as we seek love in so many places that we tend to find it everywhere accept where it really lies. We look for love in pets, strangers passing, books, and food. We … Read more

Letters to Editor

A great visit

A group of men, ranging in all ages, recently made their annual trip to Choctaw County for the “7th Annual Bruce Burney Memorial Weekend”.  Although, this was only the … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Louise Howell

January 21, 2014

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Louise Howell, 83, were held at Ackerman Baptist Church in … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 61 miscellaneous incident reports and eight incident offense reports last week.

1/17/14 Phillip Duckworth W/M 12/12/55 CSO Poss. Of Firearm By Convicted Felon

1/18/14 Tony Miller … Read more

French named interim director of Stennis Institute

From Press Reports

 

Replacing W. Martin “Marty” Wiseman as director of Mississippi State’s John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development might be a near-impossible challenge.

That’s why P. Edward “Eddie” French, the recently named interim director, said … Read more

Supervisors hold meeting in courtroom

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Surprise filled the Choctaw County courtroom on January 21 when Pioneer Health Systems delivered the news that they are terminating their lease with the county.

Steve Fontaine, vice president of hospital operations of … Read more