Supes rescind order, discuss power plant

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held their August 8 meeting in front of a crowd of approximately 30 concerned citizens.

Many came that were concerned about the 10 year in lieu tax agreement … Read more

Planning meeting held for club

By Donna McKay, Ackerman 20th Century Club Reporter

The Ackerman 20th Century Club had a planning meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. Nine members were present: Susan Shurden, Cherrie Robison, Tinker Forrester, Jeanith … Read more


Mr. Kenneth C. “Kamala” Triplett Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth C. “Kamala” Triplett, 48, were held at the Chapel of Williams & Hampton in Louisville on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 2 p.m. Rev. William Haynes officiated. Burial at New … Read more

Three years and still reading

By Jan Ballard

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. ~Joseph Brodsky

The Yarn Spinners Book Club is approaching its 3rd anniversary in October of this year. Just like some TV shows are … Read more

BBL set Aug. 15

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Congressman Alan Nunnelee will be the guest speaker at the Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, August 15 at noon at the Choctaw County Community Center.

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to … Read more

The Civil War – Greeley v. Lincoln as the war starts

By C.J. Johnson

The Press and politicians have been at odds since the earliest days of our country. Disagreements, name-calling, and even mud-slinging are not new to this relationship.

On August 19, 1862, Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune … Read more