Prestage Farms to hold job fair

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Prestage Farms MS, Inc. will hold a job fair on December 6 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. Interviews will be held during the job fair as well as accepting applications.

Prestage … Read more

New election commissioner, school board member elected

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

After the final official results from the General Election, Choctaw County will have one new election commission and one new school board member.

Willie Mae Guillory was elected as the District 4 Election Commissioner. … Read more

School board recognizes teachers

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board held their monthly meeting on November 13. In the meeting Amber Vowell and Sandy Hunt were recognized for being high performing teachers in their subjects.

Linda McDaniel, school board … Read more

Weir may see end of an era on the football field

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

With the 2012 high school football season coming to a close, the heartbreaking possibility of the Friday night lights no longer beaming over Marion Kelley field is felt stronger than ever in the community … Read more


Mr. Houston Lamar Howell November 21, 2012 Funeral services for Houston Lamar Howell, 97, were held in Lucedale, MS. Burial followed at Magnolia Cemetery in Lucedale, MS.

A resident of Ackerman, MS, Mr. Howell was retired from Ingalls Shipyard. He … Read more

French Camp Panthers eye trip to Jackson

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

By halftime, the French Camp Panthers had a feeling they were about to make school history.

To extend their season to the pinnacle of Mississippi high school football, all the Panthers had to do … Read more