Glasgow growth

From Staff Reports

Work crews of volunteers from Southern Company Services, North American Coal and TVA worked at the ballpark at Tom Glasgow Memorial Park in Ackerman, for two days Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26. It was all … Read more

Supervisors approve 2016-17 budget

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

In an hour and a half long budget hearing before a packed boardroom, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the 2016-2017 annual budget that begins October 1.

The hearing began at 10 a.m. … Read more

Choctaw County deputy graduates first at MLEOTA

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Mississippi’s Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy (MLEOTA) is believed to be one of the toughest in the nation.
Choctaw County Deputy Sherriff Officer Izaac Johnson graduated first in Basic Class 252. He was among … Read more

JAIL DOCKET

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 59 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 Incident offense reports this week.

9/4/16 Michael McKenzie W/M 1/25/85 MHP DUI 1st, Suspended D.L., & Possession of Beer

9/8/16 John Lee W/M 6/8/85 CSO Transferred for Work … Read more

Mississippi jobs increased by 4,000 in July

From press & staff reports

The number of jobs in Mississippi grew by 4,000 in July 2016 to 1,143,000.  In fact, over the year since July 2015, jobs have increased by 8,100.  These job figures are based on a survey … Read more

Obituaries

John Edward
Boatman
Sept. 10, 2016

Memorial services for John Edward Boatman, 56, of Stewart
will be Sept. 17, 2016, at Reeds Chapel Baptist Church in Webster County.

Mr. Boatman, a disabled carpenter, was a member of Reeds Chapel Baptist … Read more