Civil War – Ulysses S. Grant promoted to Lt. General

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On March 1, 1864, according to History.com, “President Abraham Lincoln nominates Ulysses S. Grant for the newly revived rank of lieutenant general. At the time, George Washington was the only other man to have held… Read more

Chargers looking to get rid of the ‘error bug’

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County High School head baseball coach Andy Young said he is counting on a tough early season schedule to pay dividends when the Chargers move into their region schedule later this month.

But … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 107 incident offense reports and 11 miscellaneous incident reports last week.… Read more

Obituary – Ms. Sylvia Love Carr

Funeral services for Ms. Sylvia Love Carr, 68, were held Wednesday, February 26 at 11 a.m. at Concord Baptist Church in Ackerman. Rev. Ralph Cain, Roger Griffith, Dough Wise, and Jerry Lawson officiated. Burial followedin the church cemetery.

Ms. … Read more

Chamber hires new executive director

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce received bittersweet news last December when they received the resignation from then Executive Director Lara Bowman. With the position being vacate ever since that time, the … Read more