Obituaries

Mrs. Elaine Oswalt Perry Ackerman, MS Mrs. Elaine Oswalt Perry, 75, of Ackerman died Saturday, June 15, 2013 in Mathiston. Funeral services were held Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 2:00pm at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in…

Cody McKee signs with Blue Mountain College

Cody McKee of East Webster High School, seated, recently signed to play baseball for Blue Mountain College. Pictured are, from left, BMC coach Curt Fowler, East Webster coach Wes Johnson, East Webster athletic director Doug Wilson, and Cody’s parents, Heather and Patrick McKee.  (Photo courtesy Beth Hendrix/EWHS).

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   Cody McKee has a lot of numbers by his name. But it’s not his height, weight, or batting average that made the difference when Blue Mountain College head baseball coach Curt Fowler decided…

Beals likes what he sees from Chargers

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School basketball team hasn’t played an official game and won’t for more than four months, but head coach Gary Beals already likes what he sees from his Chargers. The…

Ackerman woman killed in 2-car crash

From Press, Staff Reports   An Ackerman woman was killed June 15 in a two-car accident on U.S. 82 in Webster County. The wreck happened about 3 miles west of Mathiston around 7:20 a.m., according to Cpl. Criss Turnipseed of…

Jail Docket

Jail Docket The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed seven incident offense reports and 18 miscellaneous reports last week. 6/15/13    Thomas Beoddy   W/M     10/15/54    CSO    Public Drunk 6/15/13   Fredrick Baber   B/M     7/19/87    APD     Public…

School district presents proposed budget

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County School Board plans to operate on a $15,757,088 million budget for the 2013-2014 school year. In their June 18 Budget Hearing, Superintendent Glen Beard announced that the district would not…