Sights of Pine Tree Fest

Chuck Bailey/Staff Choctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest was held Friday and Saturday, June 3-4 in downtown Ackerman. The Pine Tree Music Fest featured two days of fun for the entire family. Look for more pictures and results of all…

News of Yesteryear

Five years ago this week–From the files of the May 26, 2011 Choctaw Plaindealer Nursing Home Week celebration By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Choctaw County Nursing Home residents and staff enjoyed a week full of activities, fun and food.…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin We saw that our boys’ hair was cut and trimmed and our girls’ hair was clean and had length. Our boys’ jeans were clean and had no holes (if so we patched them); their shirts…

Obituaries

Mr. Tommie B. “Tom” Estes Funeral services for Mr. Tommie B. “Tom” Estes were conducted at 3 pm on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from the Ott & Lee Chapel with the Rev. Chris Dupree officiating. Interment followed in the Eastern…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 14 incident offense reports and 67 miscellaneous incident reports last week. 5/27/16 Nicholas Morrow W/M 11/25/90 CSO Malicious Mischief & Felony Weapon Possession 5/28/16 Michael Rhodes W/M 11/6/75 D2/CSO Susp. D.L. 5/29/16 Larry L.…

MSU grads love careers as veterinary technicians

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Extension Service When Brittany Storey of Terry, Mississippi, was searching for a major, she felt a little like Goldilocks — she couldn’t find the career path that felt “just right.” Although she loved animals and…