Extension service working on Heart Health Awareness


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Jan Ballard

Choctaw County Extension Service


Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States, with 1 in 4 dying of heart attack and stroke. Unfortunately, Mississippi is in first … Read more

Supervisors hold 2 hour executive session

Supervisors visit the Capital 
Choctaw and Webster County Supervisors visited the Capital on January 14 to discuss the needs of Choctaw and Webster County citizens. 
Pictured are (left to right) Choctaw County Supervisor Chris McIntire (District 3), Representative Joey Hood (R-District 35), Webster County Supervisor Pat Cummings (District 2), Webster County Supervisor Paul Crowley (District 4) and Choctaw County Supervisor David Carter (District 4).

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a two-hour executive session to discuss E-911 personnel issues in their January 13 meeting. During the executive session a few people were called in and out … Read more

Fancher meets Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus


Fancher meets Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus

Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus greets U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brittany N. Fancher, with Communications Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, on Camp Pendleton, Jan. 10, 2014. Mabus and Fancher … Read more

Coal Mine donates to school libraries


Photo by Amanda McBride

North American Coal Corporation’s Red Hills Mine makes a $2,000 contribution to the Choctaw County Schools for the District’s four libraries, each contributing $500 (Choctaw County High School, Ackerman Elementary School, Weir Elementary School, French Camp Read more

Pet of week


Taz is an older pit bull. He is very active and playful and gets along well with other dogs and kids. He has been treated for heartworms, neutered and current on shots. His adoption fee is $100.  If you are … Read more