Obituary – Ella Bright Staples

Funeral services for Ms. Ella Bright Staples, 100, were held at Concord Baptist Church on Sunday, June 1 2014 at 2 p.m. Rev. Roger Griffith officiated.
A native of Choctaw County, Ms. Staples was a retired teacher. Ms. Staples was … Read more

Obituary – Sarah Catherin Baker Gregg

Eupora, Ms. – Mrs. Sarah Catherin Baker Gregg, 53, died May 26, 2014 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Thursday May 29th. at Wood Springs Baptist Church with burial in the Church Cemetery. … Read more

Obituary – Russell Elliott Hobgood, Jr.

Mr. Russell Elliott Hobgood, Jr, 84, died Saturday May 31, 2014 at Pioneer Hospital in Ackerman, MS. Graveside services were held Monday, June 2, at 11:00 AM at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, with Rev Rob Faulk officiating.
Mr. Hobgood was … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest to be held June 7

Pine Tree Music Fest

From press reports

Pine Tree Music FestChoctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest will held Saturday, June 7, in downtown Ackerman. Pine Tree Music Fest will feature a full day of fun activities and events for the entire family. Activities include a 5K Run/Walk, … Read more

Sups review hospital/nursing home proposals

Steven Flake of Watkins, Ward and Stafford (far left) explains the findings of the county’s latest audit to the Choctaw Co. Board of Supervisors during their special meeting on May 19. The board also reviewed proposals for replacement healthcare providers for the county hospital and nursing home during this meeting as well.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors made progressive steps in securing a new healthcare provider for the county’s hospital and nursing home after a presentation of proposals took place during a special meeting on … Read more