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

Supervisors hold first meeting of March

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Mississippi Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau requested
assistance from Board of Supervisors in recovering stolen equipment
found in Choctaw County, in their March 4 board meeting.

Jeff Stewart, MALTB director, said Jimmy Busby, … Read more

Indians get off to strong start in division

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Strong pitching from Cole Burney and Dakota Brasher coupled with a
big sixth inning offensively lifted visiting Ackerman to an 11-1
Friday night win over Pisgah in the division opener for both teams.

“When … Read more