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Letter to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Concerns over new football facility

I have a few questions that are related to the Choctaw County School Board’s plan to purchase land and build a new football facility.

Why was there a need for a special meeting to be … Read more

Representative Hood gives an update on latest on House

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and is charged with designing the Fiscal Year … Read more

Hospital Board of Trustees opens meetings

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A new law requiring public hospital boards to open their meetings to the public and media took effect January 1, 2016. Senate Bill 2407 passed during the 2015 term of the state legislature.

The … Read more

Pesticide Applicator’s Training set for Mar. 28

From Staff Reports

There will be a Pesticide Applicator’s Training (PAT) held at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman Monday, March 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

A private pesticide applicator is defined by law as one who uses an supervises… Read more

AARP Smart Driver Course coming to Chamber

From Staff Reports

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Smart Driver Course will be taught from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Office in the J.P Coleman Building at 55 … Read more

Ladies Conference set

Providence Baptist Church in Ackerman will hold its 10th Annual Ladies Conference on Friday night, April 1st at 5:30 p.m. in the family life center.… Read more

CCHS Chargers pick up two baseball victories

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School improved their baseball record to 4-5 on the season with a pair of wins last week.

Dillon Jones picked up the win on the mound … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Dept filed 25 incident offense reports and 47 miscellaneous incident reports in the last two weeks.… Read more