Community Blood Drive set

From press reports

Mississippi Blood Services is holding its annual “Super Donor” Blood Drive Promotion from January 28 through February 1. All donors who donate blood at any blood drive or blood draw station will be registered for a chance … Read more

Supervisors discuss volunteer day at lake

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Take Pride in America Day was a topic of discussion at the January 14 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. Bobby Claybrook with the US Forest Service, Tombigbee, was at the meeting … Read more

Open House slated for Pioneer Medical

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

An open house for the Pioneer Medical Clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Pioneer Medical Clinic is the newest edition to the Pioneer family. This clinic is the new … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Larry L. Swindle January 18, 2013 Memorial services for Mr. Larry L. Swindle, 69, were held Sunday January 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm at CFH Chapel in Ackerman.

A native of Ackerman Mr. Swindle was a truck driver. He … Read more

The Civil War – Burnside replaced

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

At the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862, Confederate forces commanded by General Robert E. Lee overwhelmed Union forces. Union General Burnside’s army counted about 13,000 casualties in what has been called one of the … Read more

Volunteer committee meeting set for Relay for Life

By Staff and Press reports

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Choctaw County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community … Read more