Plaindealer holiday hours set

The Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Thursday, December 24th for Christmas Eve and Friday, December 25 for Christmas Day.  The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, December 28.

The office will also be closed Friday, January 1 for … Read more

Healthy Holiday Substitutions for healthier meals

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

During the holiday season, eating healthy can seem downright impossible. Between shopping for the holidays, family and work responsibilities and sometimes not enough sleep, temptation to indulge in … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 12/23/2015

History of the Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

This week we have combined our News from Yesteryear to give you a brief history of how the Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport came about.

This is the second of … Read more

Civil War: A look Choctaw County, MS

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Judge J. P. Coleman, in his 1973 book “Choctaw County Chronicles,” wrote a great deal about Choctaw County during the Civil War. This article paraphrases or quotes his book.

“On January 9, 1861, by a vote … Read more

Conquer holiday calories with a plan for eating

Submitted by Juli Hughes, County Director/Nutrition and Food Safety
Mississippi State University Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Halloween and Thanksgiving are over and now the holiday season has officially begun. Here comes the holiday parties, Christmas cookies, Christmas dinner and … Read more