Aldermen set date for budget public hearing

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen set the date for a public hearing regarding the town’s budget during its monthly meeting held on August 4 in the Town Hall Boardroom at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting … Read more

Jack-O-Lantern Jam planning session scheduled Aug. 18

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

It’s hard to think about Halloween when it’s August, but it’s time to start thinking about Jack-O-Lantern Jam. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce needs your help in planning this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Jam.

There will … Read more

Keep the roadways safe during Back-To-School Times

Written by: Ted Gordon, Risk Management/Loss Control Manager
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County

General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC) made a study and found out that 94 million American drivers are unclear … Read more

Bradley begins new stage of football career

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

LAFAYETTE, La. — Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley took a step onto a bigger stage last week, when he began football practice with the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Bradley, who scored 47 … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/12/15

Revival to be held
Crossroads Baptist Church Choctaw County Revival will be held August 9-13 beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday- Thursday. The visiting evangelist will be Do.

Turning Tide
The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw … Read more

Dealing with morning madness when school begins

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension Service –Choctaw County

It’s five minutes before it’s time to leave for school and you’re frantically looking for a lost shoe or you’re trying to find lunch money. Sound familiar? … Read more