Obituaries

Mrs. Margaret Jean Upchurch
November 30, 2015

Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Jean Upchurch, 82, were held at Chester Baptist Church in Ackerman, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. Burial was at the Chester Baptist Cemetery. … Read more

Newspaper seeks Santa Letters

Continuing a generations-old Christmas tradition, the Choctaw Plaindealer is serving as the information pipeline for area children to send their letters to Santa Claus. The newspaper is also requesting Letters of Gratefulness to place in the section to celebrate the … Read more

McGruff visits AES

Chief Kevin Stark and McGruff the Crime Dog visit AES.  McGruff encouraged students to obey all rules, be kind to others,  and to "Take a bite out of crime".

Chief Kevin Stark and McGruff the Crime Dog visit AES.  McGruff encouraged students to obey all rules, be kind to others,  and to “Take a bite out of crime”.

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Parade…

Third Place Float Choctaw County 4-H
Third Place Float Choctaw County 4-H

Third Place Float Choctaw County 4-H

Second Place Float Choctaw County Regional Medical Center

Second Place Float Choctaw County Regional Medical Center

Grand Marshalls Bobby and Ruth Black

Grand Marshalls Bobby and Ruth Black

Classic Car Entry Award Post 5569 VFW Terry Liddell's 1927 Ford

Classic Car Entry Award Post 5569 VFW Terry Liddell’s 1927 Ford

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Holiday visit

On Thursday, December 3, the PK & K classes at French Camp Elementary visited the residents at the Choctaw County Nursing Home.   They sang songs to the residents. The music teacher is Ms. Rachel McCool.

On Thursday, December 3, the PK & K classes at French Camp Elementary visited the residents at the Choctaw County Nursing Home.   They sang songs to the residents. The music teacher is Ms. Rachel McCool.

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In our community

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

The holiday season was such a special time when I was a child. It began in early October when we started looking forward to being out of school for Thanksgiving and Christmas and all the … Read more