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Supervisors reach agreement in lawsuit and county insurance

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a brief meeting on Feb. 24 before discussing upcoming litigation involving Quantum Power, as well as discussed the upcoming renewal of the county’s insurance.

At the beginning … Read more

Qualifying period ends for election

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The qualifying period for the 2015 Primary Election has ended. As of 8 p.m. on March 2, 2015, the following candidates will have names placed on the Primary Election Ballot for August 4, 2015:… Read more

Suspects in drug store burglary sentenced in court

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Three suspects in a burglary of an Ackerman drug store over two years ago have been sentenced during Circuit Court in Choctaw County held on Feb. 24.

Three individuals, 31-year-old twins Marcus and Maurice … Read more

Chamber to thank county first responders March 6

Photo by Donna McKay
The Bucket List performs at last year’s First Responders Dinner. The First Responders enjoyed the band’s performance so much that the Chamber of Commerce has booked them again for this year’s First Responders Dinner on March 6.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Delicious meal, entertainment, door prizes and more will be enjoyed by Choctaw County’s First Responders on Friday, March 6 during the annual First Responders Appreciation Dinner.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner … Read more

Winter storm leaves Choctaw residents without power

Choctaw County’s newest staff member of the Chamber of Commerce Amanda McBride enjoys the snow with her son and his first snowfall experience.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Residents of Choctaw County experienced power outages, difficult driving conditions, and school closings when a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain fell across Mississippi and a number of other states.

Choctaw County … Read more

DYW participants mentor 6th Graders

Pictured are DYW Participants and 6th Graders

From press reports

Everyone needs a little encouragement sometimes and that’s exactly what the participants in the Distinguished Young Woman Program offered to 6th graders at the Shining Star Workshop on Saturday, February 28th, at the Choctaw County Library in … Read more

Family atmosphere permeates CCHSAA Luncheon Crowd

The Northern Choctaw County Singing Convention Choir performed at the 6th Annual CCHSAA Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Feb. 21.

From Press Reports

As hundreds gathered to celebrate the 6th Annual CCHSAA Awards and Recognition Luncheon, the festive mood of the crowd was described by CCHSAA President, Dr. I.D. Thompson, “This feels like a family reunion.” Indeed, there were an … Read more