Longtime MSU Archivist, Civil War author writes new chapter

From Mississippi State University Civil War author, professor and Mississippi State University archivist Michael B. Ballard will turn the page and begin writing another chapter in his own life-retirement. Ballard, whose most recent book “The Civil War in Mississippi: Major…

Supervisors consider restructuring bonds

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors may restructure the current $13 million bonds for a lower interest rate and savings. The supervisors sold the $13 million bonds over a year ago to build the…

County Relay for Life plans underway

From press reports Are you a cancer survivor or do you have a loved one who has battled cancer? The American Cancer Society wants to host a Relay for Life in Choctaw County on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 10…

Lee honored for year

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Indians continue to rack up post season awards. After the Indians received multiple Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 2A All-State honors for their performances in the 2012 high school football season,…