Glasgow growth

From Staff Reports Work crews of volunteers from Southern Company Services, North American Coal and TVA worked at the ballpark at Tom Glasgow Memorial Park in Ackerman, for two days Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26. It was all…

Supervisors approve 2016-17 budget

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer In an hour and a half long budget hearing before a packed boardroom, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the 2016-2017 annual budget that begins October 1. The hearing began at 10 a.m.…

Choctaw County deputy graduates first at MLEOTA

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Mississippi’s Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy (MLEOTA) is believed to be one of the toughest in the nation. Choctaw County Deputy Sherriff Officer Izaac Johnson graduated first in Basic Class 252. He was among…

JAIL DOCKET

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 59 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 Incident offense reports this week. 9/4/16 Michael McKenzie W/M 1/25/85 MHP DUI 1st, Suspended D.L., & Possession of Beer 9/8/16 John Lee W/M 6/8/85 CSO Transferred for Work…

Mississippi jobs increased by 4,000 in July

From press & staff reports The number of jobs in Mississippi grew by 4,000 in July 2016 to 1,143,000.  In fact, over the year since July 2015, jobs have increased by 8,100.  These job figures are based on a survey…

Obituaries

John Edward Boatman Sept. 10, 2016 Memorial services for John Edward Boatman, 56, of Stewart will be Sept. 17, 2016, at Reeds Chapel Baptist Church in Webster County. Mr. Boatman, a disabled carpenter, was a member of Reeds Chapel Baptist…