News of Yesteryear

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

First Settlers of Ackerman

(This is the first installment of a four part series we will bring to you in the month of July)

The writer, … Read more


June 21

11:56 a.m., Mt. Salem Rd., Structure Fire, FCFD, EMS 1:30 p.m., Scenic Lake Rd., Welfare Check, CSO 3:09 p.m., Hwy. 413 & Natchez Trace, Medical Call, EMS 8:40 p.m., Hwy. 15, APD Other, APD

June 22

3:23 a.m., … Read more

Carnival fun

The Choctaw County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center recently held a carnival at the Nursing Home Friday June 10, from noon until 3 p.m.
They had cotton candy, face painting, petting zoo, fishing game and a photo booth for the … Read more

Mr. Roy Burton

Mr. Roy Burton, aged 51, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Grenada Lake in Grenada, M. He was a resident of Choctaw County where he was a logger. He enjoyed having a good time with his friends and family.

He … Read more

Mrs. Carolyn Power Fales/Ms. Tiffanie Skyla Fales

Weir, Ms.

Carolyn Fales, 47, homemaker, and Skyla Fales, 17, student, died 6/16/16 in a motor vehicle accident near Sturgis Ms.

Funeral Services were held 2:00 PM Sunday 6/26/16 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Bluff Springs Baptist … Read more