Officials warn of internet and other scams

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Officials from various agencies across the board are seeing a spike in the number of scams being reported in Choctaw County and North Mississippi. Just like there’s an app for everything, well now there’s…

Time is running out to sign-up for CSP

By Traci Bruckner Center for Rural Affairs Time is running out for farmers and ranchers to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. This year’s deadline for producers to apply at their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)…

Cochran questions HHS Secretary on Rural Health Care Access

From Press Reports Appropriations Chairman Raises Concerns over Inadequate Support for Rural Critical Access Hospitals U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Thursday, March 3 questioned Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell over the…

Jail Docket – 03/23/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 33 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports last week.    3/11/16 Charles Underwood Thomas B/M 11/27/61 CSO Burglary of a Building 3/12/16 Jacob Edwards W/M 4/14/97 CSO Violation of Protection Order