Calendar of Events

Choir Workshop and Musical Aug. 29-31 The Peter’s Rock Temple Church Of God In Christ Music Department presents Choir Workshop & Musical “Praising With a Purpose” August 29-31. Workshop classes will be held Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m., followed…

Tourism in Choctaw County

By Lara F. Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   Have you ever stopped to think we have tourists coming to Choctaw County? Yes, we sure do! I know many of you do not consider Choctaw County as…

Obituaries

Mr. Thomas Eugene “Sonny” Shaw Mr. Thomas Eugene “Sonny” Shaw, 80, retired Futorian employee and farmer, died August 21, 2013 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Friday August 23 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel…

Progress House teaches life skills

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Open House—August 30 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at 80 Sturgis Road, Ackerman   Learning to live with mental health disorders affects not only the patient but also their family and the community around…

Chamber Movie Night a success

From press reports   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16, at the amphitheater at Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman. An audience began to gather at dusk for the showing…

APD officers earn taser re-certification

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Ackerman Police Department officers earn re-certification on using the taser after the August 16 training. A deputy with the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department and the Webster County Sheriff’s Department also earns their certification.…