Doyle Smith to be in concert

By Press Reports

Doyle Smith of Ardmore, Oklahoma, formerly of Choctaw County, will be in concert at Crossroads Baptist Church in Mathiston on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 5 p.m.

Mr. Smith began his singing career locally with the Melody … Read more

Calendar of Events

Dirty Laundry Exposed: Stain & Odor Removal Basics for Clothes August 9 12:00-1:00 at Choctaw County Extension Office via interactive video. Workshop is free and open to the public.Oops! you may have just ruined your favorite summer shirt with ketchup … Read more

The Civil War – Thunderbolt of the South

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The man, who would be compared to J. E. B. Stuart as a natural cavalryman, was born in Huntsville, Alabama in June 1825. When his father’s business failed, the family moved to Kentucky to live with … Read more

Weir family reunites

By C.J. Johnson

For decades, the descendants of Thomas and Isabella Weir and their two sons, John and James, have gathered at their family church, in the town that bears their family name. Weir Presbyterian Church was the first congregation … Read more

Open Houses times, dates set for local schools

Ackerman Elementary School Open House will be Wednesday, August 8 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. All parents and students are invited to attend and many bring their school supplies to their homeroom during the event. There will be tables in the … Read more

Cooper attends Youth Tour in D.C.

By: Ellen Graves The Choctaw Plaindealer

Alison Cooper had the chance of a lifetime to visit the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C as a 4-County Electric Power Association delegate for the 2012 Youth Tour that was held June 16-22. Over … Read more