Mary Lee Shields

Mary Lee Shields, 70, of Louisville, MS, passed away on December 15, 2016.

Funeral services were held at 11AM on January 7, 2017, at Beck Funeral Home with Bishop Ronald Allen, Sr. officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 101 Miscellaneous Incident Reports and 19 Incident Offense reports.

1/5/17 Andrew Daniel Englebert, W/M, 3/17/76, CSO, Bench warrant/motor vehicle liability, & bench warrant/no\improp\expired

1/6/17 Gary Glade, B/M, 7/15/64, CSO, No D.L., & switched tagRead more

Four Supreme Court justices sworn in January 3

From press reports


New Supreme Court Justice Robert P. Chamberlin and incumbent Justices James W. Kitchens, James D. Maxwell II and Dawn H. Beam took the oath of office today in Jackson.

“I’m looking very much forward to this. Read more

Board hesitant to agree to Southern Cross project

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met with a representative for the Southern Cross transmission line project to discuss if the county will continue to pursue the project during the board’s first meeting Read more

Aldermen hold final meeting of 2016

From press and staff reports


The Ackerman Board of Aldermen addressed a zoning exception as well as approved the hiring and resignation of Ackerman Police Department personnel during its December 6 meeting at Ackerman Town Hall Boardroom.

The board Read more

4-H offering cooking and crafts for youth

Submitted by Juli Hughes

MSU Extension – Choctaw County


Would you like to learn cooking skills? Are you 8-18 years of age?

If you answered yes, we invite you to join Cooking and Crafts 4-H Club!  The club meets Read more