Supes file $6.2 million claim against Pioneer

By Chuck Bailey

The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors went into executive session at 1:15 p.m. Monday, July 18 after taking a break from their morning session that began at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the … Read more

From Press Reports

Tuesday, June 28, during the Mississippi Municipal League Conference, the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Tobacco Control (OTC) and Smoke-Free Mississippi were recognized as first in the nation for passing the most smoke-free air ordinances. … Read more

Kelly to visit Choctaw County

From staff reports

Congressman Trent Kelly will visit several locations in Ackerman August 4, 2016 from 2:00 until 3:45 p.m.

The congressman’s itinerary for the day will began at 2:00 p.m. as he will visit the Chamber of Commerce building … Read more

Rural Cemeteries

As many churches are experiencing church memorials and homecomings during this time of the year, the upkeep of the churches’ cemeteries is very important. Local residents like Joel and Ruth Nowlin have been helping to maintain the upkeep of cemeteries … Read more

Visitation Numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway are released

From Press Reports

“During June 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 525,501 visitors used the Parkway during June 2016 compared to 516,654 … Read more

News of Yesteryear

<strong>Seventy-four years ago this week–From the files of the July 3, 1942 Choctaw Plaindealer. </strong>

First Settlers of Ackerman

(We continue with part three of a four part series)

The first business house opened in Ackerman was that of John … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 68 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week.

7/9/16 Angel M. Pratt B/F 10/9/90 CSO No D.L., No MVL, & Improper Passing

7/9/16 Samuel Miller B/M 6/30/80 CSO No MVL, Phone … Read more

In our community

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

I am going to deviate from my usual poems and prose. We have lived in this old house for 34 years now and every once in a while I still come across some of the … Read more