Choctaw County fans help turn Omaha maroon

Photo from Glen Barlow

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   After driving 13 hours to get to Omaha on Sunday, Fifth Circuit Court Judge Joey Loper of Ackerman had to do a double take. “Everywhere I looked it was maroon and white,” He…

Cave drawings at library

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Dinosaurs, cavemen and cave drawings were part of the Summer Reading Program in Ackerman on June 18. Children learned about the use of hieroglyphics and how they were used to make cave drawings. They even spelled their names using hieroglyphics…

Youth attend Junior Project Achievement

The 4-H Forestry Team received first place in the recent 4-H Junior Project Achievement Day. The team is Juli Hughes, Zoe Hunt, Korie Prescott, Reagan Edmonds, Lilli Fulgham, and Ada Fulgham.

From press reports Six youth from Choctaw County attended 4-H Junior Project Achievement Day in Fulton on June 5.  Nikki Latham received 1st Place in Interior Design and 2nd Place in Veterinary Science visual presentation. The 4-H Forestry Team received…

Choctaw County High School to play in Region 5-3A

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By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   After weeks of waiting, newly consolidated Choctaw County High School finally knows what region its athletics teams will compete in for the next two seasons. Last Thursday the MHSAA announced that CCHS would…

CT scan moves to new hospital

Leigh Davis, Radiology director, shows the mobile CT scan to Allen Gamble, administrator, with Valerie Hughes, radiology technician looking on.

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The move from the Pioneer Community Hospital on Cherry Street to the newly constructed hospital at the corner of Highways 9 and 15 has begun. One of the first departments to move is…