Letter to the editor

Road concerns As a resident of Choctaw County I am very concerned for the maintenance conditions of our roads and highways. I am sure that many of you can attest, that you, who travel in and out of the county…

Records and meetings are public for a reason

Whether on the local, county, school board or state level the importance of open public records, open meetings and open government can never be taken lightly even when a state official seems unconcerned. State Auditor Stacey Pickering has no business…

Obituaries

Fanny E. Shurden Feb. 7, 2017 Services for Fanny Elizabeth Shurden, 79, were Feb. 10, 2017 at Blythe Creek Baptist Church near Mathiston with the Rev. Todd Chesser officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. A homemaker, she was born…

SkillsUSA Teams Place at District Contest

Submitted by Sandi Muirhead Choctaw County Career & Technology Center Robert Black’s Construction: Carpentry SkillsUSA members recently attended District Contest held at Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorehead. Students competed in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Masonry, Carpentry, Quiz Bowl…

MS Republican Party chairman visits Ackerman

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer As Choctaw County continue to see an increase in Republican Party participation in the election process, the party seeks to educate its members on the importance of municipal elections in their respective town. Mississippi…

Board approve changes to summer youth program

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Board of Aldermen discussed changes to its summer baseball program during its Feb. 7 meeting held at the Town Hall boardroom. The town of Ackerman’s Summer Youth program director Jerry Foust stepped…