DYW program this weekend

By Staff and Press Reports

Eight high school juniors are competing for the title of
Distinguished Young Woman of Choctaw County plus many scholarships on
Saturday, March 16.

These young women have been practicing for dance, fitness and talent
with … Read more

School Board holds monthly meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

District Science Fair winners from Ackerman High school were
recognized for their outstanding achievement.

Superintendent Glen Beard said the district is “really proud” of
theses “outstanding individuals from our district.”

Each student was recognized … Read more

Qualifying period ends for town election

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The qualifying period for the Towns of Ackerman, French and Weir
elections has ended. Sixteen people have returned qualifying papers
among the three towns.
The election for Mayor and Board of Aldermen for the … Read more

Federal court to decide CCSD consolidation

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A federal judge will decide if, when and how the Choctaw County
School District will consolidate its schools.

A hearing will be held March 20 for the judge to hear the CCSD’s and
the … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Dexter Cochran
Dexter Snowden Cochran, 83 of Steens, MS died Monday, March 4, 2013.

Funeral services were Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 11 AM in the
Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel, Columbus, MS with Jeffery “Duffy”
Neubauer officiating. Interment was … Read more

Relay for Life teams needed for event

By Staff and Press Reports

Relay for Life teams are needed for the planned summer event. Anyone
interested in creating a team for the Relay for Life of Choctaw
County must register by March 15.
To register call the Choctaw … Read more